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Emerging Leaders

In the Fall of 2019, Advocates for Children and Youth launched an equitable and inclusive Community Engagement Framework that will advance policies and programs across multiple issue areas. Advocacy is best if made in partnership with the people they affect…

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Request to Extend Foster Care

Advocates for Children and Youth, along with fellow organizations, recently penned a letter to Governor Hogan and the Maryland Social Services Administration about the Department of Human Services' (DHS) incremental approach in extending the moratorium for youth aging out of…

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Request to Extend Foster Care

Advocates for Children and Youth, along with fellow organizations, recently penned a letter to Governor Hogan and the Maryland Social Services Administration about the Department of Human Services' (DHS) incremental approach in extending the moratorium for youth aging out of…

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