Empowerment

Women of Plummer: Johanna Rodriguez – Foster Parents Article

Posted on March 12, 2020 by Plummer Youth Promise In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we are profiling the women of Plummer Youth Promise this month. We are lucky to have a team full of extraordinary women who inspire us. Today, we want to introduce you to Johanna Rodriguez, a Permanency Social Worker for our residential programs here on Winter Island.  Johanna has always understood the importance of family and support networks. Shortly after she turned 13,…

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Why single mums are super heroes – Single Mum, Parents Article

Why single mums are really super heroes.The life of a single mum can be peppered with self-doubt. Always worrying if you’re a good mum or not. Whether you’re doing everything right. It saps your strength. Sort of like Superman’s Kryptonite.Just the other day I was chatting to a close friend and single mother to her grown-up son. She admitted that, even now, she still has uncertainties. So one day, whilst crying into her proverbial milk, she asked her son about…

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FCAA Member Builds Foster Awareness Through Pageant Platform – Foster Parents Article

14 Jul FCAA Member Builds Foster Awareness Through Pageant Platform On July 29th, Jamerika will compete for the National Ms. USA Ambassador title in Tampa, FL. I first learned about pageants from watching Miss America. I admired the sparkly gowns, polished on-stage answers and bright stage lights. I too felt like I could be the next Miss America. However once the telecast was over, so was my daydream of being in a pageant. I was five-years-old when I went into foster…

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