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