Unleashing College Success for Youth from Foster Care, Nationwide Advances
An interview with John Emerson, who leads Casey Family Program’s postsecondary education and training for youth from foster care. John Emerson is the Postsecondary Education Advisor for Casey Family Programs, a Seattle-based national operating foundation that has served children, youth, and families in the child welfare system since 1966.
Washington State’s Passport Keeps Foster Youth In College
By Lauren Gonzalves Since 2008, Washington State’s Passport for Foster Youth Promise Program has helped hundreds of foster youth enroll and stay in college. The program was launched in 2007 to increase the number of foster youth participating and succeeding in postsecondary education.