ARTICLE TAG

Youth Voice Writing Contest

The Safety Net

5/25/2022

The Safety Net

Jazmine Anderson writes in this poem about how safety can sometimes be what you make it.

How to Break Past Trauma of Foster Care

5/24/2022

Where I am from

Ashley Calderon writes in this poem about what she identifies as her origin and home after experiencing homelessness.

The Good, the Bad, Reunification, Detachment

5/23/2022

The Good, the Bad, Reunification, Detachment

Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist Alora Danielle Benitez writes about the negative effects of reunification with biological families.

Youth Voice Writing Contest Finalist Qualyn Wilson.

5/19/2022

My Prison Experience

Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry finalist Qualyn Wilson writes about the connection between the foster care system and prison.

The Impact of Being Separated from my Family

5/19/2022

The Impact of Being Separated from my Family

Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist Esther Taylor writes about how the separation from her mother before her death affected her.

Knitted and Known: Roe v. Wade Decision Sparks a Call to Action

5/18/2022

A World Without Foster Care

Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry finalist Tasha Matthews writes about what a world without the foster care system would look like.

    Look Further than the Surface

    5/18/2022

    Look Further Than the Surface

    Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist "Z" writes about the ineffectiveness of the foster care system, from its origin to the present.

    Safety Isn't Real

    5/17/2022

    Safety Isn’t Real

    Youth Voice Writing Contest poetry finalist Tierra Lamore writes about how safety can be a social construct.

    From Pain to Perseverance

    5/17/2022

    From Pain to Perseverance

    Youth Voice Writing Contest essay finalist Essence Thomas writes about how dance became her safe place in the midst of instability.