R is for Thursday Network of Oklahoma is an Oklahoma-based research-to-practice, practice-to-research initiative. R is for Thursday equips individuals to support college-bound foster youth/alumni and foster alumni attending Oklahoma colleges and universities. These activities are accomplished through collaborative partnerships with high school and community professionals, foster alumni students/graduates, state and federal entities, and higher education campuses across the state.
R is for Thursday defines an R is for Thursday (R4T) student as any person who spent time in an out-of-home placement (such as a group home or state custody) in any state or country from ages 13-18 and who is currently enrolled at, has graduated from, or is college-bound to an Oklahoma college or university.
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