Friday, October 16, 2009

Governor Signs California Youth Connection (CYC) sponsored bill AB 1393

Governor Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 1393 late Sunday, a bill that will assist transitioning foster youth with housing as they work toward a higher education degree.

Specifically AB 1393 requests that the California Community Colleges, the University of California (UC), and requires the California State University (CSU) give priority to current and former foster youth for on-campus housing as well as priority for housing that is open the most days in a calendar year to ensure stable housing for foster youth throughout their college education.

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