CYC Launches New Website

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California Youth Connection (CYC) sponsors AB 181 (Portantino): Foster Youth Mental Health Bill of Rights

Governor Schwarzenegger Signs AB 12!

Dear Members and Supporters of CYC: I have some very exciting news to share with you. This morning Governor Schwarzenegger signed AB 12, the California Fostering Connections to Success Act into law. AB 12 would extend support services to foster youth up…Read More

Help CYC urge the Governor to sign AB 12!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Assembly Bill 12 (AB 12) a bill that would allow foster youths to receive state support until they reach age 21 (instead of 18) if they are enrolled in school or a job-training program is headed toward the Governor's desk. What happened: AB12 breezed through…Read More

Annual Foster Youth Education Fund Fashion Show

The annual Foster Youth Education Fund fashion show starring current and former foster youth as "models" is this Sunday, Oct. 11 at 1:30 pm at the Sac State Grand Ballroom. Tickets are only $25 and a key fundraiser for Sac County foster youth who are…Read More

Rally to Protect California’s Most Vulnerable Children!

WHAT: A rally to call for the restoration of the $80 million cut in Child Welfare Services, included in Governor Schwarzenegger’s line-item veto. WHEN: Thursday, September 10th at Rally starts at 10:00 a.m. Press Conference starts at 10:30 WHERE: North…Read More

Please Support California Youth Connection

CYC has just launched its first online fundraising campaign to help support foster care youth advocacy. The online campaign will last only through June 30th and a donation of any amount will help ($5 is the minimum). Here is the link to donate-…Read More
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