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 [...]
Read Gene’s story. Gene is extremely bright and a walking encyclopedia. He is fun, energetic and laughs easily.
Justin attended the First Star Academy at UCLA for four years and begins his freshman year at the University of California Riverside in fall 2015.
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 [...]
How First Star is changing the odds for youth in foster care an interview with Christine Devine and the staff and students of First Star. Part One (click to listen) Part Two (click to listen)