Montoya Thomas

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Years in care: 15 Montoya entered foster care at age 5 due to a history of abuse. Montoya lived in 12 foster homes and 2 residential treatment centers. Montoya participated and advocated with P.E.A.K.S camp, Teen Conference, Youth Leadership Council, Lone Star Conference, and Youth in Action at the State... Read more

Ernesto Olivares

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Ernesto entered the Texas foster care system at 12 years old with his three siblings. Ernesto lost his father months before high school graduation. Ernesto went to San Antonio College for four and half years studying Psychology and Sociology. Ernesto works full-time and volunteers a lot of time reforming the... Read more