Editor’s Note: Read about Mama Lucy’s incredible 35 years of service to children and watch a video of this amazing woman who is profiled today in the Los Angeles Times by columnist Steve Lopez. Inevitably when I meet former residents,…Read More
By Michael Gallardo, Youth Moving On intern Some people never make it. My father never made it: neither did my mom. I have seven sisters and five brothers and know the foster care system like the days of the week….Read More
The trauma that children and youth in foster care experience is a serious issue which deserves not only our attention but our concerted action to eliminate it. A recent article in the San Jose Mercury News (SJMN) suggests that Hillsides…Read More
In the last two and a half months, I have used this blog to update you on the exciting news of Hillsides intent to merge with another well-respected child welfare agency, Bienvenidos. In today’s blog, I am very happy…Read More
A recent article appearing in Youth Today addressed the new legislation that is taking effect and intended to reform the foster care system in California, AB403. The writers stress that the aim of the law is to preserve families at…Read More
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