Action Alert: Tell CA Assembly Public Safety Committee there is no such thing as a child prostitute

California lawmakers are considering important legislation that will stop authorities from treating victims of child sex trafficking like criminals. We need your help to make this happen. Please call your legislators and tell them to support SB 1322 so that CA definitively affirms that there is #NoSuchThing as a “child prostitute.”

After Spending the Most Precious Years of My Life as a Foster Child, I Am Now Changing the System

A powerful article by a former Alameda County Youth Advocate.

“My induction into YAP became the pivotal moment that catapulted my ability to advocate for my own needs and it allowed me to see myself as a social change agent for current foster youth in my community who were struggling with similar issues. The YAP experience inspired me to want more access to macro-level change and micro-level interventions for children and families impacted by the system…”

After Spending the Most Precious Years of My Life as a Foster Child, I Am Now Changing the System; By Joymara Coleman