Cali Riser

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23

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Cali Riser was born and raised in Seaside, Oregon where FosterClub is headquartered. Her first position with FosterClub was Youth Outreach Coordinator where she managed the Children Now Coveredtil26 grant, conducting foster youth outreach in California. Her primary duties include partnership outreach, youth engagement, Affordable Care Act education, publicity, and youth communication. Currently, Cali is Training & Education Coordinator working on event logistics, youth participation and prep, and travel logistics. You can often find Cali at an event near you and in the office Cali is often joined by her assistant, her 4 year old Mini Schnauzer.

What Does Cali Do in Her Free Time? Keep Reading!

FC: What do you do when you are not working?
CR: Hang out with my family, hike, travel, go to the beach, bonfires, play volleyball and play basketball.
 
FC: Any family and/or pets you want to claim?
CR: My Kylee bear, 4 year old Mini Schnauzer.
 
FC: What did you do before FosterClub?
CR: Intern at the Mid-Valley Women’s Crisis Center and the American Cancer Society-Great West Division. Special Needs Assistant at a middle school.
 
FC: Tell us two truths, one lie about you. (Don't tell us which one is the lie!)
CR: 1) I love to cook. 2) Shania Twain is my favorite artist. 3) I played the piano for over 5 years.
 
FC: What is your favorite thing about coming to work each day?
CR: Helping change the society for former foster youth for the better. Seeing all the smiling faces of my co-workers who have been so warm and welcoming in my new job. Learning new skills everyday that better me as a person, at work and in my personal life.

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