Barbara Bell

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Barbara Bell spent 18 years in California's foster care system. Barbara Bell is an exceptional advocate for children and youth in foster care in the county of Alameda in California. Entering the system at age one, Barbara remained in kinship care with her biological aunt for 18 years. Now age... Read more

Jaleesa Suell

Jaleesa Suell spent 10 years in California’s foster care system. Jaleesa was removed from her biological mother and separated from her 4 siblings when she was eight years old. After living in six foster homes, she emancipated at age eighteen after graduating from high school. Jaleesa is involved with Foster... Read more

Andy Wagner

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Andy spent 6 years in California’s foster care system, entering at age 11. He is a college student, surfer, techie… and a foster kid. He experienced 24 placements 2 foster homes, 16 group homes and 6 runs at the children’s home. He is proud to have connections with all of... Read more