Karen Banks

Karen spent 12 years in Minnesota's foster care system. Karen entered the foster care system and has been a child of the system since the young age of six years old. She now is twenty ­one and pursuing higher education at Augsburg College in Minneapolis Minnesota in the department of... Read more

Malcolm Leal

Malcolm entered the Minnesota foster care system when he was 10 years old. Growing up in the foster care system, Malcolm went through many hardships and obstacles to get where he is today. After graduating high school with honors. Malcolm’s goals are still ahead of him, he continues his post-secondary... Read more

Ariana Guerra

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Ariana Guerra spent 4 years in Minnesota's foster care system. Born and raised in southern Minnesota, Ariana spent 4 years in foster care. While her biggest struggle has been with reunification and maintaining healthy relationships, she found refuge in her education. With the help of her fierce support system she... Read more