Take Action today and tell your members of the Joint Budget Committees to ensure that $1.5 million for the Foster College Success Initiative is included in the 2015-16 enacted budget.
Funding allocated will create access to college for youth in foster care by expanding the educational opportunity programs at public and independent colleges, and providing the necessary financial aid to offset the cost of attendance at public universities. You can find out more about this action alert here.
OUR MISSION The Fostering Youth Success Alliance aims to improve the socioeconomic, health, housing, and educational outcomes for youth in care and aging out of care in New York state by collaboratively advocating for effective policies.
AMONG YOUTH AGING OUT OF FOSTER CARE...