No Strings Attached: California’s Guaranteed Income for Former Foster Youth
On this week’s podcast we discuss the newest policy proposals from foster youth interns on Capitol Hill, new funding for racial equity in child welfare, and the newly approved guaranteed income pilot project in California that will pay up to $1,000 per month to young adults who have aged out of foster care.
Guest Interview Details
Andrea Amavisca, a legislative aide to State Sen. Dave Cortese, joins to talk about how the plan became law. Veronica Vieyra, who participated in a smaller test of guaranteed income in Santa Clara County, joins us to reflect on the impact that help has had on her life this year.
Foster Youth Congressional Interns Present Policy Fixes to U.S. Legislators
Lawmakers Back Funding for Foster Sibling Pilot Programs
New Study Suggests Ending Group Care for Foster Youth
H.R.4502 – Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022
California Bans Out-of-State Treatment Programs After Reporters Investigate Abuse
Far from Home | Far from Safe
California Approves First State-Guaranteed Income For Foster Youth
California County Tests Universal Basic Income to Support Youth After Foster Care
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