The Field Center Newsletter

June 2021 The Good Stuff In Child Welfare

    • Local Teen in Foster Care on Her Way to Harvard University
    • Helping Young Adults Out of the Foster Care System (Iowa)
    • iFoster Phone Program for Foster Youth Critical
    • UCLA Receives $1 Million To Support Foster Youth In Bruin Guardian Scholars Program
    • C.B. Community Schools Wins Impact100’s Philadelphia Core Mission Grant for Education

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May 2021 The Good Stuff In Child Welfare

  • HUD Team Nominated for Sammie for Development of Innovative Housing Assistance Program for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
  • Anonymous Donation of 400 Computers Will Give Foster Children Access to Technology
  • Innovative Program Aims to Find Home for Hard-to-Place Foster Youth during National Foster Care Awareness Month
  • Foster Care Caseworker Adopts 19-Year-Old Girl Who Aged Out of System
  • It Takes a Multigenerational Village to Raise Foster Kids
  • Travelpro® Partners with the She Ready Foundation for Foster Care Awareness Month to Donate Luggage to Youth in Foster Care
  • Darryl McDaniels’ Foster Care Charity Celebrates 15 Years: ‘A Kid’s Situation Doesn’t Define Them’
  • Brook J. Lenfest Foundation Partners with Nonprofits to Help Former Foster Kids go to College

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April 2021 The Good Stuff In Child Welfare

  • This Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Nurse and Foster Mom Wins $100,000 to Help Foster Kids Separated from Their Siblings
  • Young Adults That Have Been in Foster Care Can Now Get Extra COVID-19 Relief
  • Nation’s Largest Evangelical Adoption Agency Will Allow Same-Sex Parents
  • 8 States Join Learning Network Supporting Child and Family Well-Being Throughout The Pandemic
  • Casey Family Programs Statement on Confirmation of Congresswoman Deb Haaland as the 54th United States Secretary of the Interior
  • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Launch Innovative Bench Card Resource Center for Judiciary

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March 2021 News From the Field

  • Interdisciplinary Parent Representation and Improved Outcomes for Children
  • National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Prevention With Purpose
  • COVID-19 & Child Welfare One Year Later
  • Field Center Advisory Board Update
  • Child Welfare, Social Work, and Responding to COVID-19
  • 2020 – 2021 Spring Student Introduction
  • Field Center Recent Publications and Presentations
  • The Field Center in the Media

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March 2021 The Good Stuff In Child Welfare

  • New York’s Homeless, Foster and Jailed Teens Now Eligible for COVID Vaccine
  • Parent-Child Care program promotes importance of children’s mental health and positive relationships while teaching behavior management strategies
  • ACF Allocations Released for Chafee and Kinship Navigator Funds
  • ‘Black Foster Youth Handbook’ Author Nominated for NAACP Image Award
  • A Philly High School for Students in the Child Welfare System

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February 2021 The Good Stuff In Child Welfare

  • I’m a Former Foster Youth; How a Few Words From My Attorney Changed My Life
  • If You’ve Ever Wanted to Be a Foster Parent, ‘Now Is the Time to Get Involved’
  • Proposed Bill Would Provide Support To Foster Children In Public Schools
  • 2021 Casey Excellence for Children Awards
  • Los Angeles County Expands Kinship Care Efforts
  • Missouri Lawmakers Eye Incentives To Aid Foster Parents, Adoptions

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December 2020 News From the Field

  • Fostering College Success in Pennsylvania Virtual Training Series Reaches Advocates Across the Commonwealth
  • Family Regulation Versus Family Support in Federal Child Welfare Legislation
  • The Experiences of Older Youth in & Aged Out of Foster Care During COVID-19
  • Field Center Advisory Board Update
  • Listening & Learning in National Adoption Month
  • Field Center Welcomes 2020-2021 Graduate Students
  • Field Center Recent Publications and Presentations
  • The Field Center in the Media

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April 2020 News From the Field

  • Foster Youth & COVID19: A Research Study
  • Campus Support Programs Continue Supporting Students During COVID19

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