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Voiceless Children: The Civil Rights Revolution that Never Began

Along with Soledad O'Brien, CEO, Starfish Media Group, and highly regarded journalist, highlight hour America's 400,000 abused and neglected children in foster care have few ways to shape their destinies. They have no lobby, no access to capital, no power of the vote.

By | April 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, News, Press, Video|Tags: , |Comments Off on Voiceless Children: The Civil Rights Revolution that Never Began

First Star Greater Washington Academy Closing Ceremony 2015 Highlights

The closing ceremonies of the First Star Greater Washington Academy summer immersion program took place on the campus of George Washington University in front of friends, family, volunteers, supporters, staff and students. Students in the [...]

By | September 1st, 2015|Categories: FSGWA, FSGWA Videos, Video|Comments Off on First Star Greater Washington Academy Closing Ceremony 2015 Highlights

First Star Family

First Star Academy Program Foster youth are often denied access to adequate educational and residential programs that meet their unique needs within a supportive environment. The damaging effects of growing up in foster care without those needs met are staggering: high rates of young parenthood, unemployment, homelessness, inadequate health insurance, reliance on public assistance, severe mental illness and incarceration. […]

By | November 18th, 2013|Categories: Stories, Video|Comments Off on First Star Family