Archived Resources

  • Media Coverage on the Governor’s Proposal to Eliminate THP-Plus (2010)
  • Media Materials to the Oppose Governor’s Proposal to Eliminate THP-Plus (2010)
  • Media Coverage on the Governor’s $120 Million Reduction to Child Welfare Services (2009)
  • Media Materials to Restore $80 Million Cut to Child Welfare Services (2009)
  • THP-Plus Newsletters

Media Coverage on the Governor’s Proposal to Eliminate THP-Plus (2010)

3-15-10: Another voice – Don’t put our kids on the streets
Ukiah Daily Journal (CA)
Mary Kavanaugh is the THP-Plus case manager ar Redwood Children’s Services in Ukiah

3-14-10: Fighting to Save Transition Program
By Daniel Heimpel, LA Daily News

3-10-10: Foster youth worried about program cuts
Ukiah Daily Journal (CA)

3-10-10: Yolo County relieves foster youth’s transition to independence: Budget crisis may hurt housing program
By Samantha Bosio, The Aggie

3-8-10: Interview on The Way Forward
KPFK Los Angeles

3-7-10: On Their Own at 18: Transitional Housing for Foster Youth on Chopping Block
Santa Barbara Independent (CA)

3-4-2010: Housing program for former foster youth is critical lifeline
Reed Connell is the executive director of the Alameda County Foster Youth Alliance

3-2-2010: A Minus for the Plus Program?
By Amy Asman, Reporter, Santa Maria Sun

3-2-2010: California’s Foster Care Program at-risk Due to Budget Cuts
ABC News, KFSN-TV Fresno, CA

3-2-2010: Foster Care Programs in California at-risk due to Budget Cuts
ABC News, KGO-TV San Francisco, CA

3-2-2010: Cuts loom for grown-foster-kids housing program
ABC News KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA

3-2-2010: Closing the state’s multibillion-dollar budget gap could leave Yolo County’s foster kids alone and without help as they step into adulthood
The Davis Enterprise, CA

3-1-2010: Cuts Likely At Transitional Homes For Foster Kids

2-27-2010: Luis Madrid: The Governor vs. Foster Kids
Merced Sun-Star
Luis Madrid is the THP-Plus Program Manager for AspiraNet in Merced

2-26-2010: Foster Youth need our support
San Luis Obispo Tribune
Jim Roberts is the executive director of the Family Care Network

2-22-2010: The Power of The Powerless
HuffPO

2-18-2010: Those who have the least get the least
Ventura County Reporter

1-29-2010: Ex-Foster Child Hopes to keep Program Alive
10 News San Diego

1-12-2010: Press Release from John Burton Foundation

Media Materials to Restore $80 Million Cut to Child Welfare Services (2009)