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2018

 

1090 KJR | iheartradio | July 16, 2018

Public Affairs - The Mockingbird Society

https://1090kjr.iheart.com/featured/seattle-communities/content/2018-07-16-public-affairs-the-mockingbird-society/

 

Real Change | June 20, 2018

Another step in ending the foster care to homelessness pipeline

http://www.realchangenews.org/2018/06/20/another-step-ending-foster-care-homelessness-pipeline

 

KIMA TV | May 23, 2018

Annual conference highlights youth input

http://kimatv.com/news/local/annual-homeless-conference-highlights-youth-input/

 

The Spokesman-Review | February 20, 2018

Help sought for homeless youth, foster children

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/feb/20/help-sought-for-homeless-youth-foster-children/

 

Columbia Basin Herald | February 12, 2018

Bill Would End Non-Criminal Juvenile Incarceration

http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/local_news/20180212/bill_would_end_non-criminal_juvenile_incarceration

 

Chronicle for Social Change | February 12, 2018

Washington Weighs an End to Locking Kids Up for Truancy

https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/news-2/washington-weighs-an-end-to-locking-kids-up-for-truancy/29850

 

Real Change | January 31, 2018

Foster youth advocate for themselves in Olympia

http://realchangenews.org/2018/01/31/foster-youth-advocate-themselves-olympia

 

Real Change | January 10, 2018

Together, we're all part of the foster care system

http://www.realchangenews.org/2018/01/10/together-we-re-all-part-foster-care-system

 

Real Change | January 10, 2018

Mockingbird Society seeks improvements in state's foster care system to help youth aging out

http://realchangenews.org/2018/01/10/mockingbird-society-seeks-improvements-state-s-foster-care-system-help-youth-aging-out

 

2017

 

Crosscut | December 7, 2017

Keep Washington Kids in the Classroom, Not in Jail

http://crosscut.com/2017/12/keep-washingtons-kids-in-the-classroom-not-in-jail/

 

KUOW | December 4, 2017

Hotels and offices are't the best place for foster children. Group homes aren't either.

http://kuow.org/post/hotels-and-offices-arent-best-place-foster-children-group-homes-aren-t-either

 

Spark Public | October 5, 2017

The Tough Transition Out of Homelessness Amid Seattle’s Rising Housing Costs

https://kcts9.org/programs/spark-public/tough-transition-out-homelessness-amid-seattle-s-rising-housing-costs

 

Real Change | September 13, 2017

Formerly Homeless Youth Support 100-Day Challenge

http://www.realchangenews.org/2017/09/13/formerly-homeless-youth-support-100-day-challenge

 

Huffington Post | September 6, 2017

What We Learned About Ending Youth Homelessness in 100 Days

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-we-learned-about-ending-youth-homelessness-in_us_59b03723e4b0bef3378cdd17

 

The Spokesman-Review | August 15, 2017

Efforts Helping Spokane’s Homeless Young Adults

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/aug/15/efforts-helping-spokanes-homeless-young-adults/

 

Inlander | July 13, 2017

From the Top Down

https://www.inlander.com/spokane/from-the-top-down/Content?oid=4757827

 

Medium | June 20, 2017

Governor, Foster Care Advocates Make Push for New Children and Family Department

https://medium.com/wagovernor/governor-foster-care-advocates-make-push-for-new-children-and-family-department-732bc23b9293

 

KING 5 | May 17, 2017

Host Homes a Cheaper Way to Help Homeless Washington Youth

http://www.king5.com/news/local/host-homes-a-cheaper-way-to-help-homeless-washington-youth/415138797

 

The Herald | May 12, 2017

‘Extended Families’ for Foster Carers Get Big Cash Boost

http://www.heraldseries.co.uk/news/15284141.__39_Extended_families__39__for_foster_carers_get_big_cash_boost/

 

Auburn Reporter | May 11, 2017

The 100-Day Challenge: Metro Counties Form Big Plans to Shelter Their Homeless Youth

http://www.auburn-reporter.com/news/the-100-day-challenge-metro-counties-form-big-plans-to-shelter-their-homeless-youth/

 

Real Change | May 10, 2017

Self Help: Mockingbird Youth Are Leading Advocacy Efforts by The Mockingbird Society

http://realchangenews.org/2017/05/10/self-help-mockingbird-youth-are-leading-advocacy-efforts-mockingbird-society

 

ParentMap | May 1, 2017

Let’s Get Real About Foster Care: 6 Myths Debunked

https://www.parentmap.com/article/washington-state-foster-care-myths

 

KING 5 | April 24, 2017

Group Aims to End Youth Homelessness in 100 Days

http://www.king5.com/news/local/100-days-to-end-youth-homelessness/433786660

 

The Spectator | April 19, 2017

Seattle U Continues to Navigate Its Role in the Homelessness Crisis

http://www.seattlespectator.com/2017/04/19/seattle-u-continues-navigate-role-homelessness-crisis/

 

InvestigateWest | February 10, 2017

Foster Youth Rally in Olympia Demanding Solutions to Crisis

http://invw.org/2017/02/10/foster-youth-rally-in-olympia-demanding-solutions-to-crisis/

 

2016

 

Fife Free Press | August 4, 2016

Mockingbird Society: A New Kind of Foster Care

http://fifefreepress.com/news/article/mockingbird-society-a-new-kind-of-foster-care

 

The Seattle Times | July 27, 2016

Microsoft Hackers Put Teach to Good Use for Local Nonprofits

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/microsoft/microsoft-hackers-put-tech-to-good-use-for-local-nonprofits/

 

KOMO News | July 27, 2016

Microsoft Workers Using a ‘Hackathon’ to Help Those in Need

http://komonews.com/news/local/microsoft-workers-using-a-hackathon-to-help-those-in-need

 

The Chronicle of Social Change | June 29, 2016

With New State Office, Washington Develops Plan to Help Homeless Youth

https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/news-2/new-state-office-washington-develops-plan-help-homeless-youth/19272

 

The Guardian | April 28, 2016

Can the Mockingbird Model of Foster Care Fly in the UK?

https://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2016/apr/28/mockingbird-foster-care-uk-social-work

 

 

2015

 

The Seattle Times | December 21, 2015

From Foster Care to College: Seattle University Blazes a New Path

https://www.seattletimes.com/education-lab/from-foster-care-to-college-seattle-university-blazes-a-new-path/

 

The Seattle Times | November 27, 2015

Young and Homeless: What Would Have Helped You?

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/video-what-would-have-helped-you/

 

Crosscut | September 26, 2015

Improving the Odds for Young People Leaving Foster Care

http://crosscut.com/2015/09/improving-the-odds-for-young-people-leaving-foster-care/

 

Auburn Reporter | May 13, 2015

Foster Youth with Medical Concerns to Receive Extended Care

http://www.auburn-reporter.com/news/foster-youth-with-medical-concerns-to-receive-extended-care/#

 

Crosscut | March 24, 2015

Five Things We’ve Learned About Youth Homelessness

http://crosscut.com/2015/03/five-things-we-learned-about-youth-homelessness/

 

The Olympian | February 1, 2015

Office of Homeless Youth Can Fill Gap

http://www.theolympian.com/opinion/editorials/article26105314.html

 

Crosscut | January 23, 2015

Counting Them In: King County Surveys Its Homeless Youth

http://crosscut.com/2015/01/count-us-survey-king-county-homeless-youth-kroman/

 

Real Change | January 21, 2015

Olympia Must Ensure That Foster and Homeless Youth Are a Priority

http://realchangenews.org/2015/01/21/olympia-must-ensure-foster-and-homeless-youth-are-priority

 

2014

 

Rolling Stone | September 3, 2014

The Forsaken: A Rising Number of Homeless Gay Teens Are Being Cast Out by Religious Families

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/the-forsaken-a-rising-number-of-homeless-gay-teens-are-being-cast-out-by-religious-families-20140903

 

Crosscut | July 7, 2014

How to Keep Foster Youth from Becoming Homeless Youth

http://crosscut.com/2014/07/4-ways-stop-turning-foster-youth-homeless-youth/

 

Crosscut | May 8, 2014

Busting Myths About Youth Homelessness

http://crosscut.com/2014/05/busting-myths-about-youth-homelessness/

 

Crosscut | April 3, 2014

The Struggle to Control Seattle’s Burning Underage Prostitution Problem

http://crosscut.com/2014/04/sex-exploitation-seattle-homeless-youth-scigliano/

 

Crosscut | March 20, 2014 

Seattle’s Creepy Donut Shop: The Inside Story

http://crosscut.com/2014/03/seattle-donut-shop-runaways-part-two-knute-berger/

 

Crosscut | March 19, 2014

Seattle’s Notorious Donut Shop: Runaway Haven or Sweet-Tinged Trap?

http://crosscut.com/2014/03/seattle-donut-shop-runaways-part-one-knute-berger/

 

The Seattle Times | February 27, 2014

Opinion: Extend Foster Care for Those Older Than 18

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/guest-extend-foster-care-for-those-older-than-18/

 

Crosscut | January 27, 2014

Testifying About Lawyer Bills for Foster Kids

http://crosscut.com/2014/01/lawyer-bills-foster-kids/

 

Crosscut | January 27, 2014

To Seal or Not to Seal: WA’s Battle over Juvenile Records

http://crosscut.com/2014/01/washingtons-never-ending-punishment-of-juveniles/

 

 

2013

 

Crosscut | October 7, 2013

New Hub Home Approach Helps Support – And Recruit – Foster Parents

http://crosscut.com/2013/10/mockingbird-hub-model-supports-foster-parents/

 

Crosscut | September 23, 2013

Fixing WA Foster Care, One Bill at a Time

http://crosscut.com/2013/09/legislation-improve-wa-foster-care-system/

 

Crosscut | July 17, 2013

The Secret Sharer

http://realchangenews.org/2013/07/17/secret-sharer

 

The Seattle Times | March 14, 2013

Opinion: Don’t Evict Kids From Foster Care at the Age of 18

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/op-ed-donrsquot-evict-kids-from-foster-care-at-the-age-of-18/

 

2012

 

The Seattle Times | March 12, 2012

Don’t Shortchange State’s Vulnerable Children and Families

https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/dont-shortchange-states-vulnerable-children-and-families/

 

Huffington Post | January 30, 2012

Fostering Out Future: Foster Youth Advocate for Better Lives

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/ryann-blackshere/fostering-our-future-fost_b_1238189.html

 

 

2011

 

The Olympian | January 27, 2011

Safe Housing for Foster Youth Provides Huge Returns

http://www.theolympian.com/opinion/op-ed/article25281112.html

 

 

2010

 

seattlepi.com | October 17, 2010

A Growing Problem: Fresh Out of Foster Care and Homeless

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/A-growing-problem-Fresh-out-of-foster-care-and-886284.php