First Star Academies are the country’s only long-term programs for high school foster youth that…
At Western Michigan University, the Center for Fostering Success adapted the Casey framework so that education is the central focus of support offered to students, with stability in other life domains integrally tied to the understanding of what alumni of foster care need to thrive and succeed in college (Unrau, 2012).
Join Maddy Day, Director of Outreach and Training, Center for Fostering Success, and special guests and MYOI coordinators Mona Guyton, Crystal Hughes, and Whitney Johnson, as they explore this domain and discuss the innovative programs and projects they are working on related to Life Skills.
Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline."Make a Donation