Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Mockingbird Times: News & Updates from Youth in Washington State

Christie Renick/ February 25, 2014/ Washington

The only publication of its kind, the Mockingbird Times is a monthly newspaper designed and written by youth who have experienced the challenges of foster care and/or homelessness. This forum for self-expression, the award-winning paper is filled with articles, essays, poetry, art and photography. It is produced by a staff of about 15 to 20 individuals, ranging in age from

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FYA Study Presented at Society for Social Work and Research Conference

Christie Renick/ February 12, 2014/ FYA

Dr. Toni Naccarato presented “A Multi-State Evaluation of Positive Youth Development” at The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2014 Annual Conference on January 17 in San Antonio, Texas. The evaluation is an ongoing research project between Foster Youth in Action, California Youth Connection and the University at Albany. SSWR has more than 1300 members who represent more than

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