Jamie Lee Evans
After Career Empowering Bay Area Foster Youth, Jamie Lee Evans Will Lead Foster Youth Museum from Afar
After 18 years, Jamie Lee Evans recently left her job as director of the Youth Offering Unique Tangible Help Training Project (YTP) at youth-led advocacy organization California Youth Connection (CYC) to embark on the next phase of her journey: Relocating to New Zealand.
The Foster Youth Museum: Curating Loss and Transformation
The Foster Youth Museum, eight years in the making, had a resoundingly successful gallery show at Warehouse 416 in Oakland last month. Over two thousand people visited the exhibit, “Lost Childhoods,” a curated collection of art and artifacts donated by former foster youth that, in the words of museum co-director Jamie Lee Evans, are “the stories no one else will tell.”