Crystal Yanez

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Years in care: 4 Crystal Yanez is from Los Angeles, California. Crystal's parents emigrated from Mexico to California for better opportunities. She overcame losing her parents due to gun violence, trauma and poverty. She went to care at 4 and was placed in kinship with her sister at 7 until... Read more

Danno Mannino

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Years in care: 6 Danno Mannino is a 23-yr-old white, low-income, genderfluid, bisexual, and polyamorous-identified social justice advocate with a mental illness. Danno uses the gender-neutral pronouns they/them/theirs. They reside in Southern Oregon, where as a child they experienced foster care, temporary legal guardianship, and two unsuccessful attempts at reunification... Read more

Kaseem Johnson

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Years in care: 15 Kaseem is a senior in college at Alfred State College where he is studying Business Administration. Currently, he is living in the state of New York where Kaseem plans on finishing his college career. Kaseem is very outgoing and loves to play sports including basketball, baseball,... Read more