Hello Reader, Starting this year, California is rolling out a set of new laws known as Continuum of Care Reform (CCR) that will change the state’s foster care system by shifting away from a reliance on group homes. Instead, the state aims to place more children in a family setting, as well as improving access to mental health services. Laura Lomeli (in the picture), a former foster youth, has seen how the system can fail to keep youth informed about their rights.…