Jenaya Meyer

Jenaya Meyer entered Nevada’s child welfare system at the age of 16. She transitioned to multiple placements including congregate care and kinship placement. While in care, Jenaya balanced working and volunteering with Ron Wood Family Resource Center. Not only that, but she graduated highschool with honors, and advanced placement classes... Read more

Elizabeth Carter

4 years in Nevada Foster Care System Liz is a 19-year-old All-Star from Nevada. During her time in the foster care system, she was placed in four different homes. During this time she experienced hospitalization, physical and mental abuse, and homelessness. Despite her struggles, Liz participated in ROTC all four... Read more

Nick Perry

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Years in care: 12 After being introduced into the foster care system at age 7, Nick's journey included challenging obstacles including transitioning over 30 times while living in foster care. During high school Nick decided to play football. Nick felt because football was a contact sport it ultimately helped him... Read more

Miesha Mack

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Miesha Ann Mack “Mack” was born in Oroville, California. She has eight sister and 3 brothers just on her mother’s side. Mack entered foster care system at 13 years old and aged out at 21 years old. She spent a total of 8 years in care. She was taken into... Read more

Tristan Torres

Tristan spent 9 months in Nevada's foster care system. Tristan Torres spent 9 months in the foster care system in Las Vegas, Nevada. During his experience, he faced severe adversity because of his FtM (Female-to-Male) transgender identity. He is an articulate proponent in the LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender+) community... Read more