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California Los Angeles County has a foundation-supported organization called the Asian Foster Family Initiative (AFFI). This organization provides cultural support to Korean children in the foster care system by connecting them with Korean families.

Colorado Association of School Executives (CASE), The Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB), six school districts and two individual taxpayers claim that foster care law House Bill 18-1306 would impact school transportation negatively.

Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson created the Special Committee to Improve the Care and Well-Being of Young People. This committee has been created to assist in ensuring that legislature is signed to make life better for children in foster care. Improvements include allowing 16 year olds to get their own bank accounts, also creating the Social Innovation Grant Program that addresses social issues.

CALL FOR ACTION from Voice for Adoption - The latest Voice for Adoption advocacy updates can be found here.

Aderholt Amendment update from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation can be found here.