Foster kids

Downtown San Jose

Scathing Report Rips San Jose’s Foster Child Center For Inadequate Facilities

A California county’s new foster child receiving center in a downtown San Jose basement is being called woefully inadequate.

02/01/2013

(AP)

Children Left Behind: Will Extended Foster Age Protect California Teens?

After decades of kicking foster children out of the system when they turn 18, California is phasing in a new law that will extend benefits until age 21.

09/29/2011

(AP)

Children Left Behind: A Look Inside A Newark Foster Home For Teens

There are still far more foster kids who need a home than there are people willing to take them. Whether a child lands in the right environment is often just the luck of the draw, but one home is Newark is doing it’s best to improve the odds.

09/28/2011

Jean Quan at Sequoia Elementary (www.jeanquanforoakland.org)

Mayor Quan Unveils Ambitious Plan To Help Oakland Kids

he newly sworn-in Jean Quan wants to enlist a mentor for each of the 2,000 children she described as most at-risk in Oakland.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/04/2011

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