The Foster Youth Alliance believes all youth deserve to look forward to a bright, productive future.

Every day, we strengthen the system of services for foster and probation youth in Alameda County, California, because when young people are empowered and supported in fulfilling their potential, they thrive.

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Aware of the new law on sibling visitation effective 1/1/15?

cyc.logo_ On January 1, 2015, Senate Bill 1099 (Steinberg), the Sibling Visitation Rights bill took effect. California Youth Connection (CYC) sponsored this bill, and is taking steps to ensure that youth involved in sibling visitation cases and those that work with or support them, are aware of the changes made by the legislation. Click on the heading to find out more. Read more »

CA Attorney General Kamala Harris Announces Bureau of Children's Justice

Scales of Justice Specific areas of attention and intervention, such as involvement in the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Statewide Task Force are already underway. At a 2/20 convening of stakeholders and experts in Oakland, Harris expressed her commitment to issues related to CSEC, in addition to issues affecting youth in foster care, such as widespread identity theft. Read more »

FYA AB12 Research: Interviewing Youth

Youth Outreach Flyer FYA is conducting interviews with young adults with Alameda County child welfare or probation cases who aged out of AB12 in 2014, or who are aging out in January or February of 2015. Participants will receive $50 Visa gift cards. Read more »
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