Social Justice

See Me: Portraits of Foster Youth Documenting the Higher Ed Grind – Foster Parents Article

by Foster Youth Museum Executive Director, Jamie Lee Evans Unless you come from a long line of college graduates and have lots of support to swim through high school and apply for college, post secondary educational adventures aren’t easy.  Foster youth, in particular, have to grind hard to get into and finish college. The stats that surround them are rough. Too many enter the college marketplace with multiple school changes and lots of disruption during school years among other things.…

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Join Us – Fostering Resilience at SCMAH – Foster Parents Article

Join California Youth Connection and the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH) to discuss how foster youth not only survive, but thrive, contribute and make a difference. This event includes panel discussions from current, former, and older generations of foster youth, and youth-led performances.  Fostering Resilience: What it Took, What it Takes, and Where it Has Taken You When: Sun, Nov 5, 2017, 1:00 – 5:00 pm Where: MAH Garden Room, 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060…

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