CLC Attorney Lindsay Verity spoke at the March meeting of the Los Angeles County Commission for Children and Families.
In 2020, California state legislators passed a law (AB 1979) to ease the housing instability too many youth in foster care experience. After nearly two years and dogged pressure from advocates, the new measure is finally being implemented in Los Angeles County.
CLC Attorney Lindsay Verity described just how desperately the help is needed. Of her 167 clients who aged out of extended foster care last year, 17% had experienced homelessness at least once.
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