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Meet the 2014-15 FosterClub All-Stars

The FosterClub All-Star Program provides leadership and service opportunities to young people ages 18-24 who have spent their formative years in foster care. For these young adults, who have beaten the odds and thrived in spite of difficult circumstances, the All-Star internship is an opportunity to communicate their unique perspectives and share their resilient spirits with their younger peers still struggling through foster care.  In addition to participating in dozens of youth events across the country over the summer, the FosterClub All-Stars advocate for system improvement and promote public awareness nationally throughout the year.

Session A All-Star bios: PDF

Meet the All-Stars from Session A

Russell BarnesRussell Barnes
7 years in Minnesota's foster care system

Tyler BoothTyler Renee Booth
9 years in Allegheny County, PA's foster care system
Derrick BridgesDerrick Bridges
19 years in Illinois' foster care system
Cortez Lee CareyCortez Lee Carey
21 years in Allegheny County, PA's foster care system
Ryan CummingsRyan Cummings
13 years in Washington's foster care system

Jessica EdgarJessica Edgar
6 years in Minnesota's foster care system

Amberlynne FinetAmberlynne Finet
12 years in Michigan's foster care system

Lacy LarsenLacy Larsen
3 years in Missouri's foster care system
Chaquanna LattimoreChaquanna Lattimore
8 years in Minnesota's foster care system
Ricky LewisRicky Lewis
6 years in Idaho's foster care system
Justin McElweeJustin McElwee
7 years in Michigan's foster care system

Ernesto OlivaresErnesto Olivares
6 years in Texas's foster care system

Sarah RedmonSarah Redmon
20 years in Alaska's foster care system
   

Session B All-Star bios: PDF
Meet the All-Stars from Session B
 
Kenisha AnthonyKenisha Anthony Orlando BrownOrlando Brown Cory DavidsonCory Davidson Adam "Shang" GigliottiShang Han  Walker HenryWalker Henry

Gary LoseGary Lose

Miesha MackMiesha Mack Aryelle McBrideAryelle McBride

Betty PrescottBetty Prescott

Maria RodriguezMaria Rodriguez
Samantha RogersSamantha Rogers

Julia Schaffer?Julia Schaffer

MelanieAnn ShaferMelanieAnn Shafer Tyrick Smith-CarterTyrick Smith-Carter EmilyTaoEmilyTao
Re'Gine WellsRe'Gine Wells Isaiah WolcottIsaiah Wolcott      

 

Sponsors

Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Discovery Land Company Foundation
Florida Department of Children and Families
Foundation for California Community Colleges
Hennepin County, Minnesota
Idaho Department Health and Welfare
Iowa Youth and Shelter Services
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Minnesota Child Safety and Permanency Division
Missouri Department of Social Services
Montana Department of Child and Family Services
Nevada Division of Child and Family Services
New York State Office of Children and Families
Oregon Department of Human Services
Sandusky County, Ohio Children Services Unit
Seita Scholars Program, Center for Fostering Success
Washington Department of Social and Health Services
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families

 

2014 All-Star, Kris Prince,...

2014 All-Star, Kris Prince, joined Seaside's 4th of July parade this morning. He passed out candy with the residence of Necanicum Village (memory care facility), had conversations with beauty queens, and made everyone smile along the way.

Happy and safe 4th of July FosterClubbers!

2014 All-Star, Kris Prince,...

2014 All-Star, Kris Prince, joined Seaside's 4th of July parade this morning. He passed out candy with the residence of Necanicum Village (memory care facility), had conversations with beauty queens, and made everyone smile along the way.

Happy and safe 4th of July FosterClubbers!

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