About the “I am a Foster Leader” Campaign

At the time when the concept of Foster Leaders was first being envisioned, the foster care story had traditionally centered around the negative outcomes of foster youth.  Even though these outcomes shed light on the inability of a systemized environment to raise our nation’s children and place a reasonable amount of urgency behind becoming a…

The Foster Leaders Process

We Foster Connection. We Foster Learning. We Foster Leaders.  Foster Leaders is an action committee that is dedicated to eliminating stigmas attached to foster youth by promoting their resilience and unique leadership potential.  With Foster Leaders, foster youth have a voice! With Foster Leaders, foster youth a whole network of people promoting their interests! To see how…

6/26/2017 – I am a Foster Leader Exhibit @ Texas Women’s University

Date: Monday, June 26th Time: 1PM Central to 4PM Central Location: Texas Women’s University in Denton, Texas Our Foster Leaders Talent Exhibit and Resource Table will be making a stop at the Resource Fair event, which is part of the Statewide TEEN Conference, where foster youth from all around the state of Texas come together…

4/9/2017: Christ the Substitute – Palm Sunday

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fluke1421outreach%2Fvideos%2F1022720147859158%2F&show_text=0&width=400 Reading: Matthew 27: 15-23 15 Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted. 16 And they had then a notorious prisoner called Barabbas. 17 So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you: Barabbas, or Jesus who…

Elena’s Resource List

Elena’s Resource List is a geographically-specific and category-specific compilation of community resources that is managed by our network of county representatives, who volunteer their time to serve as points of contact when individuals or organizations from their local communities are seeking resource guidance.  In addition to serving as points of contact in their respective communities, our county…

Moving Forward by Curtis

About Curtis Curtis was adopted out of the foster care system after 13 years. The adoption didn’t work out.  He ran the streets looking for his birth family, but found nothing but homelessness and incarceration.  After 7 years out of a 14 year sentence, he developed the “MOVING FORWARD” curriculum. Project Summary The “MOVING FORWARD” curriculum is designed…

Foster Leaders Select: Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP)

Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP http://www.fostercarefilm.com http://www.facebook.com/fostercarefilm Order Short Film DVDs at fostercarefilm.vhx.tv info@fostercarefilm.com Service Area: National Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP) was founded by Yasmin Mistry, who spent years working with children, their families and the court system as a CASA Volunteer.  She has helped find kids a permanent…

Foster Leaders Select: Transfiguring Adoption

Transfiguring Adoption http://www.transfiguringadoption.com http://www.facebook.com/TransfigurAdopt darren@transfiguringadoption.com Service Area: National We chose Transfiguring Adoption because they are always innovating new ways to inspire the general public to get involved in the lives of foster youth and their caregivers.  We also love their motto “Nurturing Foster & Adoptive Kids By Giving A Hoot About Their Caregivers.”  They serve…