Roundtable Overview and Materials
The Child Welfare Policy Roundtable highlights the major child welfare and foster care issues facing California, visions for systemic reform, and policy opportunities to improve the lives of our state’s most vulnerable children and youth. Co-hosted by Children Now and the Assembly Foster Care Select Committee, this monthly meeting features a panel of policymakers, practitioners, advocates and former foster youth and provides an informal opportunity to learn and ask questions about California’s child welfare system. Legislative staff, advocates, stakeholders, and the public are invited to join the conversation. For meeting information, contact Sara Fung at 916-379-5256 ext. 129 or email@example.com.
February 2019: 2019 Child Welfare Legislation and Budget Requests
- Legislative Proposal to Address Homelessness Among Current and Former Foster Youth
- Senator Jim Beall: SB 150 Improving Chafee Grant Administration
- Co-Author Request: SB XX (Beall) Improving Chafee Grant Administration
- Legislative Proposal to Reduce Homelessness Among College Students
Various Speakers Briefly Share their Role in the Child Welfare System
- No Handouts
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About Children Now
Children Now is a nonpartisan, multi-issue research, policy development and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting children’s health and education in California. The organization also leads The Children’s Movement of California, a network of more than 3,000 direct service, parent, civil rights, faith-based and community groups dedicated to improving children’s well-being. Learn more about us at www.childrennow.org.