This episode will give caregivers of indigenous youth a new understanding of how to help indigenous youth in care who've experienced abuse and/or commercial sexual exploitation and how to support them.
Indigenous youth in care are a vulnerable population, we will discuss ways to protect indigenous youth from CSEC and the resources available to these youth in care.
Guest on the show:
-The proportions of Black and Native American youth in foster care are around four times larger than the proportions of Black and Native American youth in California overall.
Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)
MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's movement)
Calls To Action:
How trafficking starts (24:10)
Common language used (26:03)
How to explain trafficking to your youth (27:03)
About Fostering Parenthood:
Fostering Parenthood is a podcast by caregivers for caregivers promoting the healthy sexual development of foster youth, brought to you by the National Center for Youth Law and the Reproductive Health Equity Project.
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