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Friday, September 21, 2018   (0 Comments)
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California nonprofit County Welfare Directors Association (CWDA) sponsored Bill AB 2083. This bill creates a framework for model state and county agreements to take place to provide services for high-needs youth.

California Governor Brown signs Assembly Bill 2119 into law a landmark bill that allows transgender youth in foster care access to hormone therapy, counseling and surgery.

Ohio Senate Bill 50 gives funding to provide services to increase the age that youth ages out of the foster care system. A Bridges to Success provides housing, education and employment and well-bring resources for all students enrolled in Youngstown State University.

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.