Monthly Archives: November 2011

Great story out of about the need for resources that will help foster-youth succeed in college.

Written on November 28, 2011 at 3:12 am, by

Key quote: “There is not a safety net if they run out of money or if they have a bad day,” she said. They don’t have what most students have. Most student have the family safety net that absorbs them during tough times. They have the stresses of college and then on top of thatContinue Reading

Great quote from a former foster-youth who’s now attending Harvard as an undergrad.

Written on November 5, 2011 at 3:22 am, by

“As far as foster care goes, I was very fortunate. But succeeding in foster care shouldn’t be about luck. The abuse, neglect and uncertainty; the new places and the strange faces that muddled my home experience — all of this was bad enough without the compounding factor of a social and academic life in tatters.Continue Reading

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