George Collins-White



FosterClub Team(s): 

A 2014 California Youth Ambassador and 2009 Outstanding Young Leader, George Collins-White now joins FosterClub as the Policy Specialist. Located in Washington, D.C., George's main job responsibilities are to co-manage National Foster Youth and Alumni Policy Council (NFYAPC), co-manage Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program and to manage state and federal policy visits/programs aimed to engage young leaders in national child welfare policy. An advocate since the age of 16 and foster care alumnus, George brings lived experience and in-depth knowledge of the system to the position.



Get to know George better...

FC: What do you do when you are not working?
GC-W: Spend time with my wife and son. Traveling as much as possible. Also, I am a doctoral student.

FC: Experience with Foster Care?
GC-WSpent 17 years in foster care in Los Angeles, CA.

FC: Tell us two truths, one lie about you. (Don't tell us which one is the lie!
GC-W: 1) I have three college degrees. 2) I have directed a music video for a Grammy winning artist. 3) I have 11 siblings.

FC: Favorite thing about coming to work each day?
GC-W: New challenges excite me! 

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