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Cash Assistance in Allegheny County for Young Adults

Federal funds are now available to help older youth within the child welfare system in Allegheny County. Who qualifies for Allegheny County Older Youth Pandemic Relief? You can get cash…

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SisTers Hosts People’s PRIDE PGH 2021

June 18 – 20, 2021 June 18th – Self Care Day – Care Packages will be mailed out to registered Pride AttendeesJune 19th- LGBTQ Pittsburgh’s Best Award CeremonyJune 20th- Pittsburgh…

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Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

This article was written by ASCI’s editorial team and originally published by the Imprint. Sweet 16. It’s an age when many teens revel in the thought of getting a driver’s…

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COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC & Department of Education

When: Jun 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Join Generations United for a COVID-19 Listening Session with Grandfamilies, the CDC and Department of Education. They will have leaders from the U.S….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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The Cuff Family: Through Thick & Thin, Love Wins

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) shares that over the last 30 years, countless families have been separated over struggles with drug and alcohol abuse, as…

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Reflections One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

Last month, the world witnessed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. While many were relieved after hearing the guilty verdict, this…

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19-Year-Old Who Aged Out Gets Adopted

Monyay, 19, aged out of the foster care system but recently got the best surprise she could ever ask for! Even though she was too old for youth adoption, she…

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No Uncertainty About Permanency, Even in Uncertain Times

This piece was published in Child Welfare Information Gateway’s story collection for Foster Care Month 2021, Reflections: Stories of Foster Care. Though COVID-19 has brought about many uncertainties, the Child…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 26-May 7, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 26-May 7, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Abortion H.R. 2849—Rep. Gregory…

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