LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care, Baby Bonds, and Child Welfare 101 with Mary Bissell
On this podcast we discuss the overrepresentation of LGBTQ youth in foster care, big budget investments in California families, baby bonds in Connecticut, and foster youth stimulus in New York.
Guest Interview Details
Mary Bissell of ChildFocus joins us for our first edition of Alphabet Soup: A Simple Serving of Complex Concepts in Child Welfare. First up: FMAP!
LGBTQ Youth Make Up One Third of Foster Care, But Are Often Poorly Served https://bit.ly/3qQVXYV LGBTQ Foster Youth in New York City: Strong in Numbers, Struggling in Care https://bit.ly/3q0aJvI Illinois Enhancing Support for LGBTQ Youth https://bit.ly/3r1lChC California’s Spending Plan Invests in Families and Children Still Reeling From the Pandemic https://bit.ly/3qMtzao Connecticut Becomes First State in Nation for Baby Bonds https://bit.ly/3k4I7AX One-time Pandemic Cash Assistance Now Available to Foster Youth in New York https://bit.ly/2Vrn4hF