Statement Supporting Trailer Bill Language in 2025 CA State Budget

STATEMENT BY YOUTH LAW CENTER AND CALIFORNIA YOUTH CONNECTION In Support of Trailer Bill Language in the 2025 State Budget for the California Department of Social Services’ Restructured Foster Care Rates Proposal May 15, 2024 – Yesterday, the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) proposed revisions to the new foster care rates structure that would dramatically improve […]

The Youth Law Center Brief: May is National Foster Care Month

As we observe National Foster Care Month throughout May, we will share updates on our ongoing legal advocacy to transform child welfare systems from the inside out. QPI at 16: National Advocacy to Transform the Foster Care System The Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) is our national advocacy strategy that is building the power of children, […]