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Webinar: Positive Youth Justice

March 31, 2015

When: Tuesday May 5th at 10am-11am PST

Registration: $35

Free for Subscribers to The Chronicle of Social Change

Moderator: John Kelly, editor of The Chronicle of Social Change

Guest Speakers:
Jeremy Kohomban, CEO of The Children’s Village and Board Member for The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
Jeffrey A. Butts, Director of the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Description: There is a significant opportunity to expand and create programs that build the assets of youths in the juvenile justice system, created by increased interest in reform and new models of venture philanthropy.

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#FosterEquality Movement Launches to Support LGBTQ Foster Youth During National Foster Care Month

May 1, 2015

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#FosterEquality Movement Launches to Support LGBTQ Foster Youth During National Foster Care Month

April 30, 2015 – In observance of National Foster Care Month in May, FosterClub –the national network for young people in foster care – will launch the #FosterEquality movement to appeal for the safety and equal care of LGBTQ foster youth. All youth in the foster care system are faced with difficult circumstances and obstacles to overcome. These challenges are amplified when the youth identifies as LGBTQ.

“I was told that foster families ‘didn’t want a gay kid in their home,’” recalled Kristopher, a FosterClub member who … Read more

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