Louisiana trying to extend foster care program until age 21

Louisiana has taken steps to expand the foster care program, recently agreeing to pay for students to finish high school, rather than immediately cutting off aid when a child turns 18. Now, state officials want to find a way to care for foster children until they turn 21. Lawmakers had to come up with $1 […]

More than a statistic – Hardship drove senior Htet Htet Rodgers to success

MORE THAN A STATISTIC Hardship Drove Senior Htet Htet Rodgers To Success Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Ernestine S. Gray and Joy M. Bruce, executive director of CASA New Orleans, co-authored an editorial in 2016 stating that nationally one of the fastest-growing groups of children entering foster care has been those aged 14 to 17. National […]