Fostering Connections Resource Center
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News Coverage

The Fostering Connections Resource Center will be following state and national coverage of the Fostering Connections Law and implementation efforts.  Links to articles will be shared here as identified.

  • A growing problem: Fresh out of foster care and homeless
    10/18/2010: Carol Smith - Seattle Pi
  • CA: Legislature Passes AB 12 - Supports For Foster Youth
    10/07/2010: - Karen Bass, Speaker Emeritus
  • Congress puts off Bachmann, Franken bills to reform foster care
    09/28/2010: Derek Wallbank -
  • LePak: California's AB 12: Good for Indian foster children
    09/28/2010: Jessica LePak - Indian Country Today
  • Giving Foster Kids Three More Years
    09/21/2010: Rhea Perlman - The Huffington Post
  • Daniel Heimpel: Schwarzenegger decision on foster care bill crucial
    09/22/2010: Daniel Heimpel - The Daily News Los Angeles
  • Report: OCY placing fewer kids in foster care
    09/22/2010: Ed Palattella -
  • Editorial: Governor, don't let our foster kids down
    09/12/2010: - The Sacramento Bee
  • CA: Legislature Passes AB 12 -- Supports For Foster Youth
    09/11/2010: - Inglewood Today
  • Legislation will bring clarity to the Indian Child Welfare Act if passed
    09/07/2010: Brenda Austin - Indian Country Today
  • Measure To Extend Benefits For Calif. Foster Care Children Goes To Governor
    09/01/2010: John Sepulvado - California Capitol Network
  • New Data: Many fewer US kids in foster care
    09/01/2010: David Crary - Associated Press
  • State data says adoption rate has increased over three years in Md.
    08/18/2010: Raven L. Hill - The Baltimore Sun
  • New law supports foster care reform
    06/16/2010: Christine Kim - KTUU-TV, Anchorage
  • Educational liaison keeps foster youths on the right track
    06/07/2010: Hilary Costa - Contra Costa Times
  • Reforms help states cut foster-care populations
    06/05/2010: David Crary - Associated Press
  • Program helps ex-foster youth navigate college
    05/22/2010: Nanette Asimov - San Francisco Chronicle
  • Adoption law change aids foster parents
    04/21/2010: Henri E. Cauvin - The Washington Post
  • Opinion: Washington helps some foster youth with an educational pipeline
    04/16/2010: Daniel Hiempel - The Seattle Times
  • Opinion: No excuse for California to fail foster children now
    01/27/2010: Daniel Heimpel - Mercury News
  • A foolish foster care shuffle
    12/30/2009: Editorial - LA Times
  • Foster-Child Power
    12/30/2009: Daniel Heimpel - Los Angeles News
  • Invest In Child Care, Invest In The Future
    12/23/2009: Daniel Heimpel - The Huffington Post
  • A Deadbeat Policy from Uncle Sam
    12/20/2009: Editorial - San Francisco Chronicle
  • US Senator Grassley Launches US Senate Caucus to Focus on Foster Youth
    12/17/2009: Press Release -
  • The Price of a Sentence
    12/14/2009: Daniel Heimpel - Newsweek
  • Landrieu, Grassley Announce Launch of Senate Caucus on Foster Youth
    12/17/2009: Press Release - Senator Mary Landrieu
  • Resource Center Launched to Support Implementation of Federal Child Welfare Law
    10/07/2009: - Fostering Connections Resource Center
  • Minnesota girl tells senators of school problems foster kids face
    04/30/2010: Derek Wallbank - MinnPost
  • Every child deserves a loving home
    04/26/2010: Jim McDermott - The Washington Post
  • Foster care: Legislation would give children more stability
    04/01/2010: Patriot-News Editorial Board -
  • Grandparents are parents again: More Hoosiers are taking on the challenges of raising their grandkids
    06/22/2010: Jason Thomas - IndyStar
  • Spotlight on the Fostering Connections Act
    07/12/2010: - The Children's Bureau Express
  • Delaware's children: On their own after foster care
    07/14/2010: Mike Calmers - Delaware Online: The News Journal