One woman's experience as a former foster youth.

There are lots of stats out there about the state of foster youth in California, including on our own blog. But these numbers never tell the full picture.  We recently chatted with M, a former AFS foster youth, to let her tell her own story about how she became a victim of sex trafficking and…

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29 Surprising Foster Care Facts

When it comes to the foster care system, a lot of myths and falsehoods prevail. In particular, we’ve found that many people still think that Resource Parents (aka foster parents) only do it for the money and that foster youth are irrevocably damaged. In our experience, nothing could be further from the truth! The Resource…

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