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Community coming together for the South Jersey First Star Collaborative

"The Born This Way Foundation, founded by Grammy-award winner Lady Gaga, the South Jersey First Star Collaborative, a college readiness program for foster youth, funded by the Pascale Sykes Foundation, and the Give Something Back Foundation, which provides mentors and scholarships to help Pell Grant eligible students go to college, came together for the installation [...]

By | 2018-11-26T22:20:44+00:00 October 26th, 2017|News, Rowan, Rowan Stories|Comments Off on Community coming together for the South Jersey First Star Collaborative

2017 at the South Jersey First Star Collaborative

Throughout this past year, the efforts of the South Jersey First Star Collaborative have had an impact on both its local cohort of foster youth as well as national organizations and stakeholders who are committed to improving the issue of foster care systemically. The Pascale Sykes Foundation’s whole family approach has been essential in guiding [...]

By | 2017-09-08T19:56:01+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Rowan, Rowan Stories|Comments Off on 2017 at the South Jersey First Star Collaborative

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?