SB1456

Community College Reforms May Pose Challenges for Foster Youth

SB1456, passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Brown last month, is one of the first steps towards a planned overhaul of California’s Community Colleges. Although aspects of this shift hold promise, thoughtful implementation and a bolstering of resources for Student Success and Support Programs are essential to avoid any potential for a negative impact on foster youth. The stated goal of the bill is to improve college success.

Supporting Opportunity and Success for Foster Youth Scholars