Advocacy Organizations



  • Foster Youth Ombudsman – Provides Verification or Ward of the Court letters, investigates complaints against state and local agencies regarding foster care.
  • California Youth Connection – Provides a vehicle for California foster youth to learn leadership and advocacy skills to engage directly with policymakers to improve the foster care system.
  • Fostering Media Connections – Harnesses the power of journalism to advance child welfare and juvenile justice reform by covering emerging solutions to the systems challenges.
  • John Burton Advocates for Youth  – Stay informed about legislation that support foster youth.