Profiles in Foster Courage: Donald Savage
By Lin Weaver “Profiles in Foster Courage” is a series of audio interviews dedicated to extraordinary individuals whose early life was spent in foster care, and to those who experienced first-hand the trauma and determination of those individuals whose early years were fraught with neglect.
How One Former Foster Youth Reformed the Student Loan Process
Maurissa Sorensen, former foster youth and currently studying for her second Master’s Degree at USC, has transformed how foster youth are notified about potential federal aid to attend college. Chronicle reporter Teddy Lederer interviewed Sorensen about how she helped change the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as an intern working in former Sen.