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We are excited to be in community with you! Check out these opportunities to connect.


Foster Scholars is available to present on a variety of topics:

  • Engaging lived experience in foster care in research, practice, and policy

  • Strategies for child welfare, K-12, higher education, and other supportive adults

  • Launching campus-based support and mentor programs

  • Addressing barriers to higher education access and success family privilege across the lifespan

  • Supporting transitions from foster care to higher education and careers

  • Navigating careers in child welfare and education as lived experience experts

  • Cultivating authentic partnerships with lived experience experts

  • Youth empowerment

  • Multidimensional, intersectional, and cultural perspectives on foster care experience

  • Emancipatory research practices and engaging Foster Scholar research consultants

  • Review and evaluation of programs for young people with experience in foster care

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May 2024

National Foster Care Month

Foster Scholars will be highlighting on social media: 


**2024 Graduates receiving a postsecondary degree (Associate, Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate)


Submit your highlight:

**Former Foster Youth transforming the narrative and outcomes of college-going foster youth through practice, research, and advocacy. 

Submit your highlight:

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