California Makes a Stronger Commitment to Kids


The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley thanks Governor Newsom and the Legislature for their commitment to improving the lives of children in California and signing his first budget that provides a significant investment for children facing entrance into the foster care system.

The Law Foundation supported the statewide efforts to increase funding for dependency counsel through advocacy, writing letters, and meeting with legislators in Sacramento with the larger coalition.

The historic increase of $54 million for dependency counsel funding is an important step to ensuring children and youth in the foster care system have access to high-quality legal representation.

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