Foster, Juvenile Justice, and Crossover Youth

Young people involved in the child welfare and/or juvenile justice systems often face significant challenges as they transition to college and career. The Understanding Foster, Juvenile Justice, and Crossover Youth microsite, which draws upon national, state, and local research and data, provides snapshots of the education and workforce outcomes of these populations and explores the challenges they face.

Please click here or on the image above to access the microsite, or peruse the resources below to learn more about this youth population.

Primary AYPF Resources

Additional AYPF Resources

Blog Posts



Other Publications

Additional Partner Resources


Websites and Resource Hubs


The American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF), a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional development organization based in Washington, DC, provides learning opportunities for policy leaders, practitioners, and researchers working on youth and education issues at the national, state, and local levels. AYPF’s events and policy reports are made possible by the support of a consortium of philanthropic foundations. For a complete list, click here.

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