National Shadow Day
If I Survived Foster Care, Surely I Can Manage the Pandemic
I thought I had fought my way to a better life, especially after the last few years that have proven to be harder than when I was in foster care. Being a former foster youth, there is one thing that you learn and that is to find your strength and fight to make yourself and the world better.
Q&A with Rep. Karen Bass: Engaging Youth, Educating Congress
Since coming to Washington, D.C. in 2010, Los Angeles Congresswoman Karen Bass has fast become one of the House’s lead champions on child welfare issues. Her first major piece of legislation, the Uninterrupted Scholars Act, was signed into law in 2013 and allows for caregivers to access education records of foster youth to help guide their academic process.