Tag Archives: foster care

RTS Graduation Celebration! Ready to Succeed

On May 16, the Chief Clubhouse in Los Angeles was abuzz with excitement and inspiration as over 150 supporters, foundation […more…]

Ready To Succeed Empowers Underserved Students to Graduate College and Launch Successful Careers Ready to Succeed

Few foster youth and first-generation college students ever make it to their graduation. The numbers are dismal. As little as […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids: Give Foster Children Their Childhood Back Happy Trails for Kids

“Summer was always the hardest part,” explains Carolina Wolf. Carolina entered foster care when she was 13 years old. “Summer […more…]

Meeting Young People’s Greatest Needs with Trusted, Credible Voices Children’s Law Center of California

Alonie will never forget the day she nearly lost her home.  Her apartment’s new management company moved her rental payment […more…]

Ready To Succeed is Ready to Take the Next Leap Ready to Succeed

Ready To Succeed, which has set countless youth exiting the turbulence of foster care on their paths to career stability […more…]

iFoster is Creating a Path to Self Sufficiency for L.A.’s Foster Youth iFoster

In spite of the tragic outcomes that impact the majority of children raised in foster care, Serita Cox beat the […more…]

Happy Trails for Kids Lets Foster Kids Celebrate Childhood Happy Trails for Kids

For most kids, summer equals fun. Vacations. Camp. Exciting adventures with families and friends.  But that is often not true […more…]

To College and Beyond Educating Students Together 

Yasmin Delahoussaye grew up in kinship care, which is as close to foster care as you can get. The relatives […more…]

It Starts at Home: Building Strong Families Through Multidisciplinary Advocacy Children’s Law Center of California

Pauline, a 19-year-old in Los Angeles’ extended foster care program and a new mother, drew the unwanted attention of the […more…]

Helping Foster Care Survivors ‘Weather the Storms’ A Home Within

Anthony Pico was homeless, unemployed, and had aged out of the foster care system when he started seeing a therapist […more…]

MacKenzie Scott Gifts Friends LA $2.9 Million Friends of the Children

Makes history as Friends LA’s largest gift ever from individual donor Friends LA is thrilled to announce that it has […more…]

A Home Within Invites You to Our Next Community Workshop featuring Tom Insel!  A Home Within

We’re thrilled to invite you to our next free Community Workshopon Thursday, August 24th from 10am-12pm PDT featuring keynote speaker […more…]

A Home Within Invites You to Our Next Continuing Education Event  A Home Within

Please join us for our next free Continuing Education event! Did you know that when you volunteer with A Home […more…]

Building a Healthy Adulthood The RightWay Foundation

Larry is 19 years old. Smart and motivated, he is a foster youth, touched by the criminal justice system when […more…]

Butterflly App Available to CLC Clients at No Cost!  Children’s Law Center of California

The mental health and wellness app offers digital tools to manage stress, build resilience, and combat the unprecedented mental health […more…]

A Place to Grow a Family The RightWay Foundation

Aimee was referred to The RightWay Foundation by Long Beach City College. She had recently emancipated from the foster care […more…]

Providing a Path Forward The RightWay Foundation

Crystal was in the foster care system since she was a little girl, after being removed from her home due […more…]

Forming Foster Youths’ Futures The RightWay Foundation

Franco Vega knows the hardships kids in South Central Los Angeles often face, because he himself went through it. Growing […more…]

Breaking the Foster Care Cycle, One Young Family at a Time Children’s Law Center of California

The Children’s Law Center of California is the nation’s largest nonprofit law firm exclusively representing children – including those who […more…]

The Untiring Upstander The Untiring Upstander

By her own description, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie had a sheltered middle-class childhood in suburban Los Angeles. Her family ate dinner together […more…]

Youth in Foster Care Find ‘Community is Family’ Peace4Kids

Since 1998, South Los Angeles nonprofit Peace4Kids has connected youth in foster care to a community they can count on […more…]