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.


Oakland's Amended Nuisance Eviction Ordinance Threatens Housing Stability of Vulnerable Young People

homeless The amended NEO provides city officials the authority to evict suspected sex workers & others, even if these individuals haven’t been convicted of any crimes. Oakland’s current and former foster youth, particularly those who are or have been victims of commercial sexual exploitation, are ripe targets for these discriminatory housing practices. Read more »

OUSD Progress Report Reveals Disparities

oakland_achieve_report_july_2014final_Page_01 "Oakland Achieves: A Public Education Progress Report 2014" describes findings of a study launched by First 5, ICPC & Long Foundation. Report reveals stark disparities amongst the Local Control Funding Formula's vulnerable populations in OUSD with foster youth appearing to be the most challenged. Read more »

EBCLO Releases Map to Higher Education

EBCLO_Map_for_website East Bay Children's Law Offices just released an exciting new tool aimed at increasing college success for Alameda County's foster & probation youth. Click on the heading to learn more and download the map! Read more »
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