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KVC Health Systems Shares Update on College Campus in Montgomery, WV

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KVC remains deeply committed to addressing the national crisis of 20,000 youth who age out of foster care each year without a permanent family or home.

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To Evolve, We Must Involve: A Conversation with Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems

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In this interview, President/CEO Jason Hooper of KVC Health Systems gives insight into leading the behavioral health and child welfare organization.

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What Does KVC Stand For?

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Answering this question gives us a chance to tell you both about our history and our future… where we’ve been, and where we’re going.

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Woman Who Aged Out of Foster Care Defied the Odds, Found Success

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Despite the dim statistics, Danya found success after aging out of foster care and is now helping hundreds of youth create a future as bright as hers.

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The White House Hosts First-Ever Technology Hackathon to Improve Foster Care

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Non-profit organizations, child welfare leaders, philanthropists, engineers and leaders from the technology sector attended a two-day event to discuss ways to improve the foster care system through technology-focused solutions.

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Actors, Athletes Raise Awareness of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Hollywood actors and professional athletes share what it felt like to be 18 in a new video to raise awareness of youth aging out of foster care.

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The KVC Institute Shares a Big Idea for Transforming Foster Care in America

The KVC Institute for Health Systems Innovation today released its “Big Idea” campaign describing how public and private agencies and other stakeholders can transform foster care in America.

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New Book Puts a Face to Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

“Aging Out” follows the lives of 11 young people in Southern California who have recently or are in the process of aging out of the foster care system.

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From Foster Care To Freshman Year

Jasmine Uqdah aged out of foster care at age 18 with no job, home or money to pay for college. Thanks to a new initiative called Fostering Success Michigan, Uqdah was able to attend a community college, and it didn’t cost her a thing.

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Homeless Teen Finds Sister, Forever Family

Logan Hunt was homeless and alone when he aged out of the foster care system at 18-years-old. After learning that he had a biological sister, an emotional meeting would change Logan’s life forever.

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