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Latest News as of September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marisa Murakami
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California Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $50,000 contract with RaiseAChild (RAC) to support and recruit foster families by developing a digital customer relationship manager (CRM). This is in response to the Continuum of Care Reform (CCR) that is putting pressure on counties to offer more family-like placements instead of group homes.

Louisiana Fosters is a statewide network linking government, faith, nonprofit, business and services communities in support of children in foster care. On September 21 Louisiana Fosters, the First Lady Donna Edwards and the Department of Children and Family services hosted their second annual event.

Pennsylvania Senator John Eichelberger is working on a bill to give children in foster care the ability to attend public universities in Pennsylvania without a tuition bill. Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia are the other states that also provide tuition waiver programs.

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.