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“Just help the foster youth to understand that they deserve to be treated appropriately and that people are there to listen.” – former foster youth January is National Human Trafficking...

Sex trafficking
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Today, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Special Populations...

Crossover to Juvenile Justice
Education
LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Psychotropic medications
Sex trafficking
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On July 2, 2020, The National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Council hosted a webinar to discuss their 2020 Priorities: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth...

Mental health
Psychotropic medications
Rights in foster care
Sex trafficking
Well-being
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On February 28th, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on...

Family relationships
Health care
LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Psychotropic medications
Rights in foster care
Sex trafficking
Well-being
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The National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children & Youth in the United States , established per the Preventing Sex Trafficking & Strengthening Families Act ( see Council...

Sex trafficking

Los Angeles County is a major hub and transit route for sex-trafficked youth. 70% of these youth come from foster care. In 2015, they launched new strategies to address their...

Sex trafficking
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On September 29, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (H.R. 4980). This new law takes important steps forward in preventing vulnerable foster...

Sex trafficking
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Council members of the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council met on October 9, 2012, with the George Sheldon, Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families...

Sex trafficking
Transition (aging out)