ARTICLE TAG

Minnesota

The Financial Life of a College Student

11/23/2022

The Financial Life of a College Student

Youth who have experienced foster care have to pay for college by themselves without being taught how to handle money, writes Izzy Wagner.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/18/2022

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

I made the decision to testify because I don’t want foster youth to experience what I have been through, writes Izzy Wagner.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/17/2022

Autism in the Foster System

I hope to be someone whose experiences change the way the world treats those on the Autism spectrum, writes Nia Dyer.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/16/2022

Segregation of LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ+ youth deserve the same affirming care that straight youth receive. I should have been made to feel safe too, writes Shane Read.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/15/2022

Broken System Leads to Broken Families

For Fosters who become parents, it’s all too easy for a social worker to just deem us “unfit,” writes Katelyn Owens.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/14/2022

The Intersection of Generational Trauma and Foster Care

Fosters are given fewer resources but are under pressure to not have disproportionate rates of trauma affect our lives, writes Lexi Borgeson.

    A Minnesota child custody case that began at the Hennepin County Juvenile Justice Center Reaches the Supreme Court

    10/20/2022

    How a Chippewa Grandmother’s Adoption Fight Ended Up in the U.S. Supreme Court

    An untold story behind the Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

    The Financial Life of a College Student

    10/15/2022

    Empowering

    I didn’t want to share my story until I heard it could help pass a bill to get an ombudsman appointed for foster youth, writes Izzy Wagner.

    Just Hold On

    10/13/2022

    Just Hold On

    It wasn’t until I started getting youth and social workers looking at me for guidance that I realized my words mattered, writes Ada Smith.