In the third in a series of posts about California's Realignment on The Chronicle of Social Change, Reed Connell argues that it's time to definitively reframe the conversation to focus on the opportunities presented by realignment growth. Read more »
FYA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. Click through for the full job announcement, including instructions on how to apply. Read more »
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.
The Children's Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law has released a report on the first 18 months of AB 12 Implementation. Alameda County is one of 10 counties whose AB 12 implementation process is closely examined in the report. Click the title of this post to read on. Read more »
YAP is hiring a new cohort of Youth Advocate Fellows who are passionate about bringing positive changes to the Alameda County foster care system! Click the title of this post for details, including upcoming information sessions for applicants. Read more »
A coalition of community based organizations and public agencies, the Foster Youth Alliance seeks to assure the well being and empowerment of foster and probation youth by engaging in strategic advocacy to develop resources, provide for continuous improvement of programs, and maintain accountability in publicly funded service systems.