Author Archives: Rebekah

Los Angeles Foster Youth Struggle to Find a Place in their Hometown

Thousands of foster youth call Los Angeles their home, but as the number of foster families decline, many foster youth are left without a place to stay. The shortage could come as a surprise to people who have seen the number of … Continue reading

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California foster youth could benefit from new school budget

Foster youth and other disadvantaged students will receive extra funding; but skeptics wonder if the funds will be sufficient. ——- Foster youth could benefit from money set aside for disadvantaged students in Gov. Jerry Brown’s new $10 billion budget proposal. … Continue reading

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LA program treats teen prostitutes as victims not criminals

Minors arrested for prostitution who agree to take the “first step” in rehabilitation, will be given resources, a clean record and a chance to start over. ____________________________________________ The average age of entrance into prostitution in the United States is 12 to … Continue reading

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