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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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.
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.
Country music singer/songwriter Jimmy Wayne tells the story of his troubling childhood in the autobiography ‘Walk to Beautiful.’ Wayne hopes his book will give hope to children in foster care and inspire more people to adopt these kids.
Vice President Joe Biden announced new steps aimed at supporting and improving outcomes for youth in and aging out foster care.
The holidays are a time when many people return to the familiar and comfortable surroundings of their parent’s home. But what happens to those young people who do not have a place to go home to?
Federal administrators are determined to end youth homelessness by 2020 and KVC is leading a broadly-supported initiative to create a new national model for this vulnerable population.
KVC Health Systems has launched a national #NeverStopCaring initiative to bring awareness to the national crisis of youth aging out of foster care and propose the creation of a specialized career college.
Initiative Aims to Transform Closing Naval Base into Career College for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
If the proposal comes to fruition, the ensuing Sugar Grove College could become a new national model for how to help a vulnerable population while saving and creating jobs.