A complete guide to supporting youth in care who identify as LGBTQ.
Research has shown that 70% of youth in group homes reported violence based on LGBTQ status and 30% reported physical violence by their families after coming out.
The reality is the statistics and stories are mostly grim for LGBTQ youth in foster care. Lawyers and Judges can help change these statistics. Learn about your role in protecting LGBTQ youth, examine your own views and beliefs, build strong client relationships, improve your legal advocacy and decision making, and use resources that are provided.
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Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide initiative 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