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By SamDRogers — Aug 11, 2014

Keeping connections from a distance can often feel impersonal and fragile. There are some things that we can do to make sure that we are receiving the care we need and giving the care our loved ones deserve no matter the miles which separate us... Read more

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By mshafer — Aug 4, 2014

Medi-Cal is the California version of the Federal Medicaid program. The Medi-Cal program provides health care coverage for low-income residents of California. Although the Affordable Care Act allowed for former foster youth to have their Medical... Read more

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By Emily Tao — Aug 3, 2014

Lets face it. Everyone has heard the stories on the news of the teenager who commits suicide because of the constant harassment he/she receives from bullying. Yes it's depressing and terrible, but do people, especially bullies, really take it... Read more

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By Emily Tao — Jul 29, 2014

Hi everyone! My name is Emily Tao and this is my first blog ever! The other day, I was fortunate enough to meet some of Casey Family representatives and was inspired by the work that they do. I wanted to do some more research about some of their... Read more

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By cdavidson — Jul 28, 2014

All of my life as a foster youth I have acquired different skill sets based on the circumstance I was in. While at the time I thought that adapting to the scenarios I was put in was not having a major effect on who I was. It was not till later that... Read more

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By Jess Edgar — Jul 27, 2014

The word different, according to the dictionary, means adj. Not alike in character or quality. I'm different. I am Asian. I am a sister, a cousin, a friend, a Christian, and a foster youth. I am complicated. The reason I say that is because no one... Read more

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By Mack2014B — Jul 26, 2014

So in the spirit of the Reno,Nv Pride going on today, I want to right about how hard it is for those youth in the LGBTQ to be themselves. Those of you who are in care or were in care and are either Gay, lesbian, trans-gender, bisexual or any thing... Read more

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By Tim — Jul 22, 2014

Child Welfare Drama! As I've mentioned elsewhere, this is the kind of subtle drama that I live for (http://touch.baltimoresun.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-80830217/). The kind where a person's tone or the direction that they are looking... Read more

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By Jess Edgar — Jul 19, 2014

Going into this internship, my mind was focused on learning new information on the foster care system and making a difference wherever I go. I didn't want to start up any new relationship with anyone, especially with the other interns. I didn... Read more

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By dbridges12 — Jul 11, 2014

I just wanted to say this while I have the opportunity and time. I just wanted to thank every single one of you for allowing me get to know you. Personally, This internship was everything I wanted and more. To the All-Stars: you guys are all amazing... Read more