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Foster Care to College: Scholarships for South Jersey Students

BRIDGETON, N.J. July 20, 2016 – Lamenting that less than ten percent of youths in foster care go on to achieve a bachelor's degree, the South Jersey First Star Collaborative announced that 30 full college scholarships for such students will be provided by the Give Something Back Foundation. Nationally, only about 50 percent of foster [...]

By | 2016-08-26T18:04:19+00:00 July 27th, 2016|News, Press, Rowan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Foster Care to College: Scholarships for South Jersey Students

Rutgers Law–Camden Professor and Law Students Advocate for South Jersey Foster Youth to Ready Them for College

From Rutgers Today | July 22nd, 2015 CAMDEN — On paper, through academic records and evaluations, some of the 30 foster students from across South Jersey being evaluated by Rutgers Law–Camden Clinical Associate Professor Meredith L. Schalick and her two law students might seem problematic, possibly beyond reach. This impression coincides with research on foster [...]

By | 2016-10-25T17:46:58+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Blog, Rowan|Comments Off on Rutgers Law–Camden Professor and Law Students Advocate for South Jersey Foster Youth to Ready Them for College

Life Changer or Life Saver?

At a young age I understood death more than I understood life. That is a concept that not a lot of people can get. I’m still figuring it out but at least it’s not something people hid from me. I knew death was a bad thing, and living had its challenges but it is worth [...]

By | 2015-07-17T18:38:29+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Rowan, Rowan Stories, Stories|Comments Off on Life Changer or Life Saver?