Press Releases

Mar 12, 2020

Reps. Davis, Bass Urge Colleges and Universities To Consider Foster Youth In Coronavirus Precautions

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Representatives Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.), Chair of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support, and Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, encouraged colleges and universities to include vulnerable students and foster youth when making provisions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The press conference also featured Shay House, a graduate student foster youth advocate who discussed the impact that these actions would have on students in the foster care system.