Monthly Archives: January 2010

“I’m a real boy now. I’m not a boy in foster care anymore.” Great story about connecting foster-youth with family members they never knew about.

Written on January 30, 2010 at 4:02 pm, by

(http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/us/31adopt.html)

Another great story of a former foster-youth making their way successfully through college

Written on January 4, 2010 at 3:59 pm, by

“Ashley Williams moved 26 times and attended 23 different schools by the time she finished eighth grade. It was not the ideal adolescence growing up in foster care, but Williams bucked the odds for someone like her to make it to college and also prosper as a UCLA sophomore with a 3.3 grade point average.”Continue Reading

Great story about a former foster-youth (his name may be familiar…) who leveraged the resources of his local community foundation to help him pay for both his undergraduate degree and law school degrees

Written on January 4, 2010 at 3:58 pm, by

(http://www.communityfoundation.org/videos/ambroz.html)



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