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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘aging out of foster care’

Teens in foster care: Making the world a better place

For this final installment in a six-part yearlong series about the nearly 16,000 kids in state care, writer Sheri Smith meets an inspiring group of teens in foster care who are determined to make a difference. Autumn is 17 years old and a junior in high school. While other kids her age are struggling to […]

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New website for Arizona’s former foster kids

new website for former foster care kids

A new website for former foster kids is helping with the transition out of foster care to young adulthood, helping them connect with resources for postsecondary education, housing, healthcare and more. It’s part of a Children’s Action Alliance initiative called Fostering Advocates Arizona (FAAZ), which is designed to ensure the support young adults need to […]

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