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foster care

Youth Voice Writing Contest Finalist Qualyn Wilson.

5/19/2022

My Prison Experience

Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry finalist Qualyn Wilson writes about the connection between the foster care system and prison.

A World Without Foster Care

5/18/2022

A World Without Foster Care

Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry finalist Tasha Matthews writes about what a world without the foster care system would look like.

Look Further than the Surface

5/18/2022

Look Further Than the Surface

Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist "Z" writes about the ineffectiveness of the foster care system, from its origin to the present.

Safety Isn't Real

5/17/2022

Safety Isn’t Real

Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry finalist Tierra Lamore writes about how safety can be a social construct.

Safe Me

5/16/2022

Safe Me

Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry winner Marqueishia Jackson writes about what safety looks like to her.

5/16/2022

The Challenge of Changing America’s Amorphous, Limitless Neglect Laws

Diane Redleaf reviews some promising developments for those interested in sharpening the definition of neglect in child welfare law

As a Foster Youth, My High School Didn't Prepare Me For Higher Education

5/15/2022

As a Foster Youth, My High School Didn’t Prepare Me For Higher Education

Lacking support in school caused me to focus less on my academic goals and focus more on an unstable social life, writes Nelly Braxton.

Grieving the Loss of Housing and My Mother While Navigating College as a Foster Youth

5/15/2022

Grieving the Loss of Housing and My Mother While Navigating College as a Foster Youth

Walking in your truth will give you the motivation and determination to get your college degree, writes Esther Taylor.

Making My Dream of Attending College Possible

5/13/2022

Making my Dream of Attending College Possible

Now that I'm a grown-up who makes their own decisions, figuring out how to attend college is not easy at all, writes Sabrina Ortiz.