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Report Explores Shifts in How Youth Describe Racial and Ethnic Identity

A new report examines shifts in young people’s self-described racial and ethnic identity and explores the implications for child welfare systems.

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Preparing Young People in Foster Care for Success

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Using Science to Improve Child Welfare Practice

With knowledge of how the adolescent brain matures, adults can do more to ensure young people feel supported and prepared as they navigate the road into adulthood. This guide tells you how.

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How the Economy Wins When Young People Are Prepared

In Future Savings, readers learn about the societal costs of failing to prepare young people in foster care for success. It also highlights how targeted interventions can help these young people while erasing billions in unnecessary costs.

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Data on Young People in Foster Care

"Fostering Youth Transitions" provides first-of-its-kind data to better understand the lives of young people who have experienced foster care.