Emily Tao

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Emily Tao is a 21 year old foster-care alumni. She was in the system for four years and has been in four different placements. She is currently attending the University of North Florida for social work and public health. FosterClub has given her the opportunity to advocate for other kids... Read more

Julia Schaffer

Julia Schaffer is a 24-year-old graduate of Florida State University with a BS in Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology. She spent 17 years in Florida’s foster care system before aging out and is a 2014 FosterClub All-Star. Her experience in care has inspired her to share her story... Read more

Samantha Rogers

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Samantha Rogers is a 22 year old senior at Florida State University. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Social Work, with hopes to obtain her Masters and law degree soon after. After spending a combined total of 7 years in Florida's foster care system, Samantha became passionate about... Read more