Posts tagged: Foster care - Diverse


Supporting Foster Care Youth in College

by Ronald W. Whitaker II and Adriel A. Hilton | April 23, 2020 According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (2018),  approximately 50% Read more

U.S. Reps Urge Relief Measures for Students Impacted by Coronavirus Closures

by | March 12, 2020
More and more colleges are closing their classroom doors — and in some cases, their residence [...] Read more

Institutionalizing Support for College Students Impacted by Foster Care

by | February 19, 2020
Despite the growing national media attention, shedding light on the precarious experiences of c [...] Read more

Johnson C. Smith Foster Care Transition Program Marks a Decade

by B. Denise Hawkins | October 15, 2019
Johnson C. Smith program helps youth make the transition from foster care to adulthood on a pat [...] Read more

A Long, Tough Road from Foster Care to Ph.D. Studies

by Pearl Stewart | August 8, 2019
Cliches such as “the odds were against her” don’t come close to telling Tyleen Caffrey’ [...] Read more

Foster Care Students Face Challenges Entering, Graduating College

| March 14, 2019
Dr. Nathaniel Brown’s scholarly interest in how foster care students access higher education [...] Read more

UCLA Professor Named Pritzker Family Chair in Education to Strengthen Families

by | October 5, 2018
Dr. Tyrone Howard, professor of education and founder of the Black Male Institute at UCLA, has [...] Read more

Advocates Question Plan for College for Foster Care Youth

by Associated Press | February 26, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — Some child advocates say a plan by a nonprofit group to convert a south [...] Read more

Portland CC Supports Students Who’ve Been in Foster Care

by Catherine Morris | January 18, 2017
At Portland Community College (PCC), administrators and faculty are looking for ways to meet th [...] Read more