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Success Stories Foster Care Heroes

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Every month we honor a special foster care hero. See below for this month's honoree!

Many of our students and alumni would not be where they are – in colleges and training programs, making careers, and raising families – were it not for the support of a special person or organization. Foster parents, caseworkers, CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates), educators, mentors, coaches and more all make a difference in the lives of America’s foster youth. Every month we celebrate one such Foster Care Hero. Check out this month’s hero below!

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Is Temping Right For You?

Is graduation looming? Are you unsure of where you want to work or what you want to do? What if you could work on short term assignments to better understand what you like or don’t like? You can. It’s called temping. So, what is temping?                           photo by: Fotolia Temping is exactly how it sounds: [...]

“Lost Childhoods,” First-of-its-Kind and Largest Collection of Foster Youth Memorabilia

Life is a series of moments and memories, sometimes captured in photos or memorabilia that tell stories of tragedy and triumph. Regardless of the theme, stories can help us heal, inspire us to grow, and define our purpose. Foster youth have a myriad of stories that shed light and awareness on our current system; for [...]

New Documentary Showcases World of Foster Care Through Animation, Community Storytelling

Current and former foster youth are joining their voices to reframe the discussion about foster care—one YouTube video at a time. Using video, animation, storytelling and social media, the Foster Care Film and Community Engagement Project offers the foster care community various ways to share experiences and enlighten others about the world of foster care.