Five Things Foster Parents Should Know About Safeguarding Kids’ Digital Safety

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Foster youth are more vulnerable to digital crime in a number of ways. They face a different set of challenges compared to other children, which means their personal information may be more likely to be compromised online, and are at higher risk of falling victim to identity theft. Additionally, foster youth often move around a… Continue reading Five Things Foster Parents Should Know About Safeguarding Kids’ Digital Safety

Five Things Foster Youth Should Know About Digital Safety

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Children have always been attractive targets of digital thieves. They have clean, typically unmonitored credit reports that offer criminals ample time to cause substantial damage to the child’s credit. Often, this fraud goes unnoticed until the victim reaches adulthood and applies for their first credit card, job, home, or anything else that might require a… Continue reading Five Things Foster Youth Should Know About Digital Safety

Q&A With Former Foster Youth Turned Author Jessica C.

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With Foster Care Awareness Month just around the corner, we wanted to lift the voices of former foster youth. Part of the goal of Foster Care Awareness Month is to shed light on the lived experiences of those who’ve been in the foster care system. Today we spoke with Jessica C. an author and advocate… Continue reading Q&A With Former Foster Youth Turned Author Jessica C.

Q&A with Kent Bennett from the LA Department of Children & Family Services

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Q&A with Kent Bennett from the LA Department of Children & Family Services Together We Rise is able to reach foster youth because of our amazing foster agency partners across the United States. A secondary goal to our mission is to uplift and educate people about what is actually happening within the foster care community.… Continue reading Q&A with Kent Bennett from the LA Department of Children & Family Services

Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes

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Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes Together We Rise’s ability to help foster youth is dependent upon our community partners and friends. Today we want to gush over our friends at Heritage Homes. They recently came to pick up some donations and gave us some insight into how we help the foster community. Meet Deonne… Continue reading Lifting Foster Youth at Heritage Homes

Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith

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Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith Let’s take a look at the biggest supporters of our Family Fellowship scholarship, Robert and Hope Smith. Since 2015, Together We Rise and Fund ll Foundation’s partnership has helped dozens of former foster youth achieve their academic goals through the Family Fellowship scholarship. The founding director and… Continue reading Behind The Family Fellowship – Robert and Hope Smith

Feel Good Friday- Help Celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day

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Feel Good Friday- Help Celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day It is Feel Good Friday and there is a lot to be grateful for. Today we ask you to help us celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day! You may be wondering, what is a “Gotcha Day?” Well, that my friends, depends on who you ask. Many people view it… Continue reading Feel Good Friday- Help Celebrate Nico’s Gotcha Day

Tips on Introducing a New Placement to Your Friends and Family

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Tips on Introducing a New Placement to Your Friends and Family Many people wonder how to introduce a new placement to the people in their lives, especially those closest to us, friends, and family. I truly believe the best way is to first start by discussing that you are going to begin receiving placements in… Continue reading Tips on Introducing a New Placement to Your Friends and Family

6 Tips for Being Mindful of Trauma During the Holidays

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6 Tips for Being Mindful of Trauma During the Holidays Navigating trauma during the holidays can be tough. Imagine for instance you have been removed from your home and family. Despite what occurred for you to be removed you still miss, love, and long to be together again…this is foster care…this is the struggle we… Continue reading 6 Tips for Being Mindful of Trauma During the Holidays

From Foster Youth to Founder of Creation Nation

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From Foster Youth to Founder of Creation Nation Karen Nation, a business owner, Shark Tank contestant, and former foster youth used her platform to collaborate with Together We Rise to give back to kids presently in the system. When speaking on her experience in the foster care system, Karen specifically noted her memories of not… Continue reading From Foster Youth to Founder of Creation Nation


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1 out of every 4 youth in foster care will become homeless within 4 years of aging out.

80%

80% of inmates incarcerated in U.S. prisons have spent time
in foster care

50%

Less than 50% of foster youth receive a high school diploma

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Children in foster care are 3Xs more likely to have considered suicide than their peers

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2.6% of adults in America ages 18-44 have spent time in foster care

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