Foster care students honored in annual academic achievement awards – Sun Sentinel

Thirty-seven students crossed the Broward College Performing and Cultural Arts Center stage, recently. For some, it was to signify a high school graduation, for others, conquering fourth-grade long division, but for all it was to celebrate an accomplishment. Children’s Harbor — a Pembroke Pines-based family group home — hosted its 5th Annual Academic Achievement Awards, […]

From the Frying Pan of Foster Care to the Fire of Adulthood

Homelessness is a big problem for former foster care youth in Kansas City and around the country. “We’ve heard stories of kids who were dropped off at City Union Mission by their social worker because it’s the kid’s 21st birthday,” said Nathan Ross, youth programs supervisor at the nonprofit social service agency FosterAdopt Connect. “Here’s […]