Young People Reveal Holes in the Foster Care Safety Net

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Young People Reveal Holes in the Foster Care Safety Net

Liberty Dycus, 23, who was adopted from Ethiopia as a child, ended up in foster care after being abused. She says that when she emancipated at 19, she “never felt more alone.”

She wishes there had been “someone who’d said, ‘Let’s make a plan for you. Let’s get you in the right direction.’” Instead, like some other former foster youth during their transitional years, she became homeless…

 

http://newamericamedia.org/2016/02/young-people-reveal-holes-in-the-foster-care-safety-net.php

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