Youth at the Crossroads 2012
Foster Youth Pathways to Adulthood - A Practice and Policy Forum Focused on Implementation of Fostering Connections in California (AB12) and Serving Older Youth in Care
May 21-22, 2012
The Youth at the Crossroads Conference, held May 21st and 22nd in Los Angeles, highlighted the mission and significance of the California Fostering Connections to Success Act (AB12) - that extends the emancipation age of those in foster care to 21. Child Welfare and Workforce agencies throughout California met to honestly evaluate current practices, and uncover ways to move forward with a new outlook on effectively serving foster youth, especially older youth in care.