Collective Action and Collective Impact for L.A. County’s Foster Youth

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.

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