Our first report on our Alameda County AB 12 Homeless Youth Demonstration Project, Youth Homelessness in the Era of AB12: Findings from the Alameda County AB 12 Homeless Youth Demonstration Project, was released in May 2013 and can be downloaded HERE.
Reed writes a blog at the Chronicle of Social Change. His first few posts will present the background and findings of the Alameda County AB 12 Homeless Youth Demonstration Project currently being led by FYA with partners Bay Area Legal Aid and DreamCatcher Youth Shelter.
Our Spring 2013 FYA Newsletter features a profile of the fabulous Ashley McCullough, who shares her powerful insights into what young people in foster care need most of all.
In our Winter 2011 FYA Newsletter, Ralph Hall transforms his experiences in foster care into poetry and we look forward to January 1, 2012, a new day in California when AB12 gives youth raised in foster care the right not to be homeless at 18.
FYA’s Fall 2011 Newsletter features an interview with local hero T Ortiz-Macey, one of Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year.
FYA’s Summer 2011 Newsletter features a report back from our May Fundraiser “Toward a Brighter Future” and a feature on how AB12 can benefit probation youth.
FYA’s first ever print newsletter, this April 2011 issue features longtime FYA friend Charvett Blincoe, new FYA friends the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, and a note from Executive Director Reed Connell on why advocacy is now more important than ever.
FYA’s Executive Director Reed Connell’s Op Ed on the critical need for an increase in age appropriate services for homeless teens was published in the Contra Costa Times on 01/22/11.
FYA’s Executive Director Reed Connell’s Op Ed urging Governor Schwarzenegger to sign AB 12 into law, published in the Montclarion on 09/11/10.
FYA Executive Director Reed Connell’s Op Ed on the importance of saving THP+, published by the Montclarion on 03/04/10.