Tools like the Permanency Pact can been beneficial to you while transitioning out of care.
Learn how to nurture and support personal connections.
Use a connectedness map during and after care to find support.
Positive or negative, biases can cause people to form prejudgments that lead to rash decisions or discrimination.
A changemaker is anyone who works toward improving the environment and society around them.
Engaging with your community can help you develop a sense of belonging, connect with local resources, and so much more.
When you think of leadership you may not automatically think of the role that resilience can play.
As a youth in foster care, you have unique experiences that can shape your leadership journey.
Youth councils play a vital role in shaping the futures of young people within the foster care system.
How do you create an accepting and supportive environment that fosters a sense of belonging?
Qualities that every valuable leader must practice and perform.
How do we help lift the voices of youth that may have been traditionally silenced or diminished?
Ten things you can do to stay busy, on track, and motivated.
As a youth in care you have rights.
Ready for college? Be sure to know about these deadlines.
Prepare for self-sufficiency after your time in care.
Learn how to create a safe space for yourself and others.
PDP seeks a service-minded individual who is committed to performing high-quality work.
Your overall well-being is the most important aspect of your life.
Setting a goal can be overwhelming and youth may need support.
Youth share their story of advocacy for themselves, others and what they see modeled by adults.
Having a sense of belonging is important in life and is considered a protective factor that can help in navigating life’s challenges.
What actions should youth take as youth look to begin their journey to college?
Nobody succeeds alone; everyone needs help in some way. You can be the change-maker.
For youth, permanency means family. One permanency option available for youth is kinship care.
When bullying happens, it impacts everyone.
Mental health illnesses are like physical health illnesses and require the same treatment.
Creating art can have a positive and meaningful connection for many people’s mental health.
Celebrate the holidays season in ways that aren't stressful and overwhelming.
Observance of transgender people who lost their lives due to prejudice, discrimination, and violence.
Sharing appreciation for those caregivers who stepped up for youth.
Which path is right for you?
Katarina, Chelsea, and Corral share what mentors are, and how you can find one.
Having a mentor can be life changing, but what is a mentor?
On this day we commemorate and honor Dr. King's accomplishments and impact.
Have you ever noticed that when the weather changes, you experience a slight change in mood?
Ward off those winter blues with these tips.
What are safe spaces? How can you be sure they are safe?
Learn how resistance leaders like Stokley Carmichael and Diane Nash made an impact on history.
It's not too late! Learn how to create a plan that helps your achieve your goals this year!
Evaluate your hard and soft skills to find your career path.
Explore your passions and develop self-knowledge to find the career for you.
Self-advocacy, just like any other skill, needs to be developed and practiced.
Some of the most important work caretakers can help youth with is making a permanency pact.