Improving Outcomes for Foster Youth

Juvenile Court Corner: Reasonable Efforts and Timely Adoptions
Fall 2017, The Bench, the official magazine of the California Judges Association

Juvenile Court Corner: Children Of Incarcerated Mothers
Summer 2017, The Bench, the official publication of the California Judges Association
Children of incarcerated mothers do not fare well. As a community we should attempt to make it possible for these children to have more and better quality contact with their parents.

Download PowerPoint file: Judicial Oversight—The Role of Judges in Congregate Care Reform, slide presentation by Judge Leonard Edwards (ret.), Santa Clara County, California Judge Michael Nash (ret.), Los Angeles County, California

County needs to help kids whose moms are in jail
Editorial by Leonard Edwards and Susan Eilenberg, who is a trustee of the San Jose Unified School District and member of the Santa Clara County Commission on the Status of Women. They wrote this for the San Jose Mercury News, February 3, 2017. (See the response.)

Aging Out of Foster Care…And Into College
Spring 2009, Juvenile and Family Justice Today

Finding Foster Kids’ Families Must Become Our Mandate
April 14, 2005, The San Jose Mercury News

What’s Best For Children From Violent Homes?
February 16, 2001, The Charlotte Observer

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