• catey1 Special Projects

    Finding the Way Home After a Parent’s Death

    May 24, 2016

    Anna Challet

    Despite long-needed improvements now underway for the more than 60,000 California youth in foster care, many are still falling through the system’s cracks for a variety of reasons.
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    Finding the Way Home After a Parent’s Death

    May 24, 2016

    Anna Challet

    Despite long-needed improvements now underway for the more than 60,000 California youth in foster care, many are still falling through the system’s cracks for a variety of reasons.
    Read story
  • challet_foster Special Projects

    Young People Reveal Holes in the Foster Care Safety Net

    Feb 26, 2016

    Anna Challet

    A forum in Oakland brought together advocates, experts and former foster youth. who shared stories of what issues they’ve encountered during their years in the system and transitioning to adulthood.
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    Young People Reveal Holes in the Foster Care Safety Net

    Feb 26, 2016

    Anna Challet

    A forum in Oakland brought together advocates, experts and former foster youth. who shared stories of what issues they’ve encountered during their years in the system and transitioning to adulthood.
    Continue to New America Media
  • ayanna Special Projects

    Youth Who Can't Go Home: An Adult Before Her Time

    Feb 03, 2016

    Anna Challet

    Ayanna wants to know how – how to save money, how to cook, how to do all the things that she thinks adults should know how to do. Throughout her teens, she cycled through juvenile hall, group homes, youth shelters, and the homes of both her adoptive and biological mothers. She’s lived in a lot of different places, but now she’s out in the world:
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    Youth Who Can't Go Home: An Adult Before Her Time

    Feb 03, 2016

    Anna Challet

    Ayanna wants to know how – how to save money, how to cook, how to do all the things that she thinks adults should know how to do. Throughout her teens, she cycled through juvenile hall, group homes, youth shelters, and the homes of both her adoptive and biological mothers. She’s lived in a lot of different places, but now she’s out in the world:
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  • troy-isaiah Special Projects

    Street Souls: Isaiah & Troy

    Feb 01, 2016

    Isaiah Wallowingbull & Troy Nichols

    I like to feel that I have a higher power that could help me through the trials I go through as a homeless youth. There have been times in my life where I felt lonely. I believe that having a God helped me through the loneliness. I come from a religious background and was told things like “God does not love gays” and a lot of other things I was ...
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    Street Souls: Isaiah & Troy

    Feb 01, 2016

    Isaiah Wallowingbull & Troy Nichols

    I like to feel that I have a higher power that could help me through the trials I go through as a homeless youth. There have been times in my life where I felt lonely. I believe that having a God helped me through the loneliness. I come from a religious background and was told things like “God does not love gays” and a lot of other things I was ...
    Read story