Foster Youth, Allies Battle Budget Cuts
At a State Senate budget hearing Thursday, foster youth and their advocates are speaking out against the elimination of a program they say helps some of the state's most vulnerable residents. California's Foster Youth Services is set to be cut as part of Governor Jerry Brown's plan to give local school districts more control over state revenue.
Young and Homeless in Fresno
Every year, volunteers and service providers in California and across the nation take a single day to count the homeless in their communities. It's called the "Point in Time" count and it's required by the Housing and Urban Development agency to determine federal funding for organizations that work with the homeless. This year, there's a special focus on youth.