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The Me I Once Was

Jojo spent ten years in California’s foster care system, eventually aging out. Defying the odds, she went on to attend college and become an advocate for other children who, like herself, find themselves in a...
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Orange Duffel Bag Initiative

The Orange Duffel Bag Initiative is an inspiring project started by a former foster youth in Atlanta that helps at-risk youth develop long-term vision and plans.
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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health across a Lifetime

Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris's TED Talk explains how childhood trauma affects lifelong health. Our blog post explains some of the particular effects on foster youth.
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This video powerfully illustrates the cycle of trauma. Read more in this blog post.
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