Max Masse

Max Masse entered the foster care system at the age of 14 in a kinship placement. At a very young age, Max’s birth mother falsely created fictitious diseases that led Max to visit multiple specialists, be prescribed strong medication, and even have medical procedures done to manipulate his health. The... Read more

Chy Nash

Chy Nash spent 10 years in foster care. She entered the system at the age of 9 years old. She was placed in 14 different placements during this time. These placements included group homes, hospitals, foster homes, shelters, and respite homes. She attended Portland Community College this past year, she... Read more

Zoe Latimer

Zoe was in foster care for two years (ages 16 -18 years old), and was in about five placements including foster homes and group homes. She moved into her first apartment at the age of 18, and eventually found a housing program through New Avenues for Youth that helps her... Read more