The L.A. Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) recently released its 2020 Impact Report, demonstrating the power and impact of more than 100 partners from public agencies, community-based organizations, foundations, young adults and educational institutions working together to improve education and employment outcomes for transition-age foster youth. Key outcomes from 2020 include:
- 68 percent of foster youth high school seniors completed the FAFSA, an increase from 33 percent
- 866 current and former foster youth participated in a paid work experience through L.A. County’s Youth at Work program, an increase of 15 percent
- OYC Young Leaders successfully advocated for $32.4 million in funding for youth housing and employment programs
Read the full 2020 Impact Report.