Foster Youth in Action Names Liz Squibb Interim Director
Foster Youth in Action recently named Liz Squibb as interim executive director for the Berkeley, Calif.-based advocacy organization. Squibb will step into the new position after former executive director Matt Rosen stepped down last month.
Foster Youth in Action Leader Matt Rosen Stepping Down
Foster Youth in Action (FYA) is seeking a new executive director to take the reins of the 11-year-old organization that works to promote leadership opportunities for current and former foster youth.
Foster Youth Gather in D.C. to Present Ideas on Healing from Trauma
When she entered the foster care system at age 13, Brianne Lyn Nagamine remembers feeling isolated and depressed. Back then, she dealt with the painful experiences of being abandoned by her mother and being separated from her siblings by drinking, even at school.
Oakland Former Foster Youth Named White House Champion of Change
It was just an ordinary day at the office until Sokhom Mao noticed an email in his inbox from the White House. Three weeks later, he was on a plane traveling from his home in Oakland, Calif., to Washington, D.C., to be honored as a 2015 White House Champion of Change.