Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Aging Out: Things People Never Told Me


Things People Never Told Me is a publication created by the Better Futures Project.

The authors of this publication interviewed a group of young adults who either had navigated or were in the process of navigating that transition in order to gain insight into important life areas such as finances, employment, healthcare, transportation, and relationships, among others.

Their hope that by learning from their experiences as well as their suggestions, youth leaving foster care will be better equipped with the necessary tools to become independent and successful adults.

I particularly like the section, "Myths, Stereotypes and the Truth," which includes the following quotes...
And graduate school and doctorate degrees...







Comments:
Hey Lisa. I was browsing the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare page, and saw this link:

http://www.nchcw.org/training-events-and-tools.html

As the pictures were flashing by, I was like heyy! That's Lisa! Glad to see you're still a strong adovcate for our kids.
 
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