Kaeyoni Phillips 

Kaeyoni Phillips Her/ hers/she 20 years old Indiana’s Foster Care System Kae’yoni Phillips currently attends Ivy Tech Community College, where she is a second year sophomore in hopes of graduating on time from there with her associates degree and certificate in addictions. After community college she plans to transfer to... Read more

Vita Short

Vita Short 8 years in Indiana’s Foster Care System 20 years old She/Her/Hers Vita experienced eight years in the foster care system. One thing she would like people to know about the foster care experience is that the system lacks support and resources for older youth that are aging out... Read more

Justin Hayden

Justin Hayden 5 years in Indiana’s Foster Care System 20 years old He/Him/His Justin experienced five years in the foster care system. He is from Northwest Indiana and is currently a student at Purdue University Northwest. He is a communication major with a focus in public relations and a minor... Read more

Rimy Morris

Rimy Morris 10 years in Indiana’s foster care system 23 years old She/Her/Hers Rimy entered foster care in October 2010. She lived in 5 different foster homes, 2 groups homes and 2 residential treatment facilities. Rimy aged out of care in January 2019. Rimy is an active leader in Indiana’s... Read more