California advocates: Letter to Governor Newsom and State Legislative Leaders on COVID-19 response

On behalf of the over 60,000 children and youth in California’s foster care system, leading advocates in California make these recommendations:

Recommendation #1: Provide emergency financial relief to caregivers and youth impacted by COVID-19.

Recommendation #2: Ensure stability of foster care placements

Recommendation #3: Immediately remove obstacles to distance learning, telehealth, visitation, and permanency

Recommendation #4: Include the needs of marginalized and disconnected youth in California’s COVID-19 response

See full letter here.