Webinar: Updates on Pennsylvania's HB 1745

HB 1745: The Fostering Independence Through Education Act, which provides tuition and fee waivers for young people in the foster care system, is progressing through the Pennsylvania Senate after unanimously passing the House.

This webinar will review the provisions of the bill including recent amendments, and explain how participants can advocate to their Senators to ensure the bill's passage.


  • Debra Wolfe, Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice, and Research
  • Jenny Pokempner, Child Welfare Policy Director, Juvenile Law Center
  • Nadia Mozaffar, Staff Attorney, Juvenile Law Center