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2014 Post-Session Recap

The 2014 Session a dramatic victory for youth

Mockingbird prirorities find success despite many barriers

 

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Register for the 2014 Luncheon!

Our 8th Annual Luncheon is September 23rd. Join us!

Mockingbird Times

August 2014
PAY IT FORWARD EDITION
Featuring exciting news about new opportunities for youth voice!

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Prevalence of Child Sex Trafficking in the Foster Care System

Local lawmakers are looking for ways to identify young people who are at risk for becoming victims  Read more... Link  

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I Stand For, I Stand With - Deonate Cruz Read more... Link  

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Youth engaging their communities

 
 

Mockingbird Society

At The Mockingbird Society, we believe a world-class foster care system is within our reach.

When we first opened our doors there was widespread belief that little could be done to improve the child welfare system. We disagreed. We said publicly that through advocacy, innovation and collaboration we can transform foster care – and the lives of the families impacted by it.

Our mission is bold, and some say it can't be done. But we believe permanent change is not only possible, but imperative. The accomplishments of young people like Samantha and Deonate – who testified successfully for safe housing for youth in Washington state – is proof enough.

Our name is as unique as we are. The great American masterpiece To Kill a Mockingbird provides our inspiration, our moral muscle.

Find out more about what The Mockingbird Society, alongside inspiring youth like Samantha and Deonate, does every day to change the world.