Monthly Archives: April 2012

Does Advocacy Have An Expiration Date?

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Jason was a 10-year-old in foster care when I first met him. He had been in and out of foster care since infancy. He returned to his mother’s care just a few months after I first met him. They received … Continue reading

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Editorial Response: Mandating College Visitation

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There is a bill proposed in Missouri that would require foster youth over 15 years of age receive a visit to a state college, university, or vocational school (LB 1267). This would be in addition to other support services provided, … Continue reading

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Wall Street, Meet Child Welfare Bonds

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Move over stock market, there’s a new kind of bond in town. We have all heard of stocks and bonds, savings bonds, and other investment options. Lately I’ve been reading about a new type of investment tool: Social Impact Bonds. … Continue reading

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