The Power of Community
In October, I attended the Blueprint for Success Conference hosted by John Burton Advocates for Youth, which brings together professionals who support foster youth in higher education. After a few years of the conference being on hiatus because of the pandemic, we were finally able to convene.
Through Struggles, Education Helps Former Foster Youth Fight for Herself and Her Children
Thomas moved to the San Jose area more than 20 years ago, shortly after entering foster care. Much has changed in the years since she aged out. A lot has stayed the same.
Tipping Point Makes $30 Million Investment in Bay Area Foster Youth
A $30 million initiative to help thousands of transition-aged foster youth secure stable housing, pursue higher education and receive better services in the Bay Area is being launched by a San Francisco-based anti-poverty organization.