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Friday, September 7, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marisa Murakami
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California lawmaker Assemblymember Todd Gloria introduced a bill that later passed that ensures transgender youth in foster care access medical care, hormones and mental health counseling to assist with their transition.

Florida nonprofit, Guardian Angels of Southwest Florida, is providing large homes to foster parents so that they may take in sibling groups. These homes are built on a nine acre complex from donations received from the public. All that is required is that foster parents provide a stable Christian home.

Nevada System of Higher Education is increasing the chances of educational access and success of youth aging out of the system by starting a fee waiver initiative. This will increase linkages between NSHE institutes and child welfare organizations.

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.