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higher education

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.

Food Insecurity Among Former Foster Youth in College

5/12/2022

How the Student Loan Crisis Is Affecting Foster Youth

We need to remove the barrier of student loan debt for former foster youth who wish to pursue higher education, writes Sky Lea Ross.

A World Without Foster Care

5/11/2022

There’s Hope After Financial Hardships & Academic Disqualification in College

The foster care system needs to support foster youth through financial hardships and academic success in college, writes Tasha Matthews.  

Want to Help Foster Youth Pursue Higher Education? Then, Pay for It.

5/10/2022

Want to Help Foster Youth Pursue Higher Education? Then, Pay for It.

Youth in foster care don’t really have a lot of options when it comes to paying for higher education, writes Gichera Loman.

Food Insecurity Among Former Foster Youth in College

5/5/2022

Food Insecurity Among Former Foster Youth in College

Students who experience food insecurity are learning to be unashamed in taking advantage of resources for sheer survival, writes Sky Lea Ross. 

With College Life Came More Freedom and Less Guidance

5/3/2022

With College Life Came More Freedom and Less Guidance

Hats and hoodies became my daily vibration at college because I was literally struggling to make it through, writes Sade Bess.

More Support in Higher Education for People with Disabilities

5/3/2022

There Needs to be More Support in Higher Education for People with Disabilities

As a person with a disability, I did not know what I needed because nobody had ever asked me before, writes Karen Banks.

To All the People Who Saved My Life

5/2/2022

To All of the People Who Saved my Life

Many people have gone out of their way and bent the rules just a little to help me navigate being an adult, writes April Chabak.