This bill, authored by Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio, would ensure access to comprehensive sexual health education, improving access to reproductive care, and strengthen the knowledge of resource families. Click here to learn more.
This bill, authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting, would prevent California’s foster care system from contributing to the growing homelessness crisis by establishing a THP-NMD Housing Supplement. Click here to learn more.
This bill, authored by Senator Jim Beall, will clarify the role of FYSCPs to include coordination of efforts to support FAFSA completion among foster youth who are high school seniors. It will also add FAFSA completion rates to their bi-annual reporting requirement. Click here to learn more.
This budget proposal would dedicate 10% of a one-time $2 billion housing investment to homeless youth. This approach was taken in 2018 and 2019, when 5 percent and 8 percent of one-time homelessness funding was dedicated to youth homelessness. Click here to learn more.
This bill, authored by Senator Connie Leyva, will expand access to the NextUp program and priority registration to youth who exited foster care after the age of 13 and make other changes to the program rules to allow the program to better meet the needs of students. Click here to learn more.