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Stories related to: foster system

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Out Of The Closet, Onto the Street: Foster System a 'Pathway to Homelessness' For LGBT Youth

October 2, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

LGBT youth in the foster system are more likely than their straight peers to end up on the street. Sacramento County and other local agencies are putting out the call for safe and affirming homes.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sac Children's Home Graduate Celebrates Organization's 150th Anniversary

February 1, 2017

For 150 years, the Sacramento Children’s Home has fostered hundreds of young men in need. Miles Cooley is one of their prestigious graduates and has made a career as a lawyer in LA. He joins the company’s CEO in studio.

State Government

Legislature Approves Foster Care Overhaul

September 14, 2015 | Katie Orr

Foster care for children in California would be significantly reshaped under a bill that has passed the state legislature.

State Government

Use of Medication On Foster Youth Investigated

February 23, 2015 | Katie Orr

Kids living at home usually have a parent overseeing any medication they need. But kids in foster care may lack that supervision. A state lawmaker will hold a hearing on the issue Tuesday.

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