Hack the Hood on #HackFosterCare
Last month, we joined leaders within tech, philanthropy, the social sector, the White House and former foster youth who convened at Google in San Francisco to think of ways that technology could help improve the foster care system.
No One is Too Old or Too Young to Make a Difference: My Clinton Global Initiative Experience
Sixto Cancel is in his early 20s, African American, gay, and grew up in several Connecticut foster homes. I am middle aged, a Taiwanese immigrant, a former Girl Scout leader, and I live in Albany, California with my husband and two kids.
Foster Care through College Pipeline on Display
On Tuesday, California College Pathways — a consortium of charitable foundations, policy advocacy groups and college-based service centers for foster youth — will host its annual Blueprint conference in Los Angeles.
National Effort to Promote College Success of Foster Youth Born in California
Helping foster youth succeed in higher education was the focus of the 2013 Blueprint Conference held in Los Angeles over two days in October. The John Burton Foundation, which manages the California College Pathways Initiative, produced the sold-out event that brought professionals from 15 states to learn, share and find solutions.