After two Supreme Court decisions, states must re-sentence juvenile lifers, giving them the possibility of parole and freedom. We asked a lawyer to help us understand what it all means.
We have statistics challenging us to leave our area and find a better one, but as the saying goes: there’s no place like home.
I was six when I met my mom for the first time. We were at the Oakland Zoo at an event where people meet foster kids. This tall, caucasian woman walked up to me and offered to get me a slice of pizza.
While students who’ve experienced sexual assault are relying on Title IX, the Trump administration may pull back some protections.
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My family has always been economically vulnerable — something a recent survey, called GenForward, from the University of Chicago, says is common among black and Latino youth.
I considered studying computer science…but I ultimately opted for less screen time and more hammer time.
I use my phone to find directions, figure out where to eat, or call a car. So why can’t I use my iPhone when I’m feeling down too?
There’s a ticking clock always in the back of my mind. I need to graduate and become financially independent before the support I get from the foster care system disappears.