April 9, 2009


YLC Co-Sponsoring AB 12

YLC is co-sponsoring AB 12, which will extend foster care benefits to youth after the age of 18 and allow California to participate in the federal Kinship Guardianship Assistance program.  AB 12 has broad support, with 37 co-authors, and 8 co-sponsors including: the California Alliance of Child & Family Services, the California Youth Connection, the Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles, the County Welfare Directors’ Association of California (CWDA), the John Burton Foundation, the Judicial Council of California, and the SEIU State Council as well as the Youth Law Center.  For more information on the bill, its current status, and support, see http://www.cafosteringconnections.org

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