Youth Today and the National AfterSchool Association will partner to present a series of short webinars developed specifically to advance promising practices for Out of School Time (OST) practitioners in the next year.
Only 12 states have extended Medicaid coverage to foster kids who have aged out of care in a state different than their own.
“Unfortunately, with a majority of states opting to not cover youth aging out in other states, many young people will be left without essential medical coverage,” SPARC reported.
This morning, listen to GPB's "On 2nd Thought" for talk about Atlanta's LGBTQ homeless youth.
A group of young adults, some of whom faced the challenges of being out of school and out of work, are pushing for expansion of the kinds of youth programs that helped them move forward.
They are among the 16 members of the National Council of Young Leaders. Council members are alumni of youth-serving organizations such as Public Allies, Year Up and Youth Leadership Institute.