Key Facts: An Overview of Fostering Connections Discussion Draft – California Working Families Policy Summit

Published On: January 1, 2009


The Youth Law Center was co-sponsor of the 2009 California Working Families Policy Summit, held January 13 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Organized by The California Center for Research on Women and Families, the Summit brought together over 700 policymakers and advocates to address high priority policy issues for California families. This year’s Summit Workshops featured the state’s leading advocates presenting their legislative agendas for the upcoming year. Issues include the state budget, child care, after-school programs, preschool, health care, mental health, welfare, asset building, housing, food stamps, foster care and paid sick days.

This is an analysis of the new federal law, the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.

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