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Project LIFE is pleased to present our newest quarterly newsletter. We hope you enjoy it. Click here to read the latest issue.
The March 2012 VYAC conference will focus on preparing youth to be leaders and to advocate for positive change in foster care and in their communities. The goals of the conference are: 1. Youth will learn how to create future goals to enhance productive citizenship.
As we enter the holiday season, those of us lucky enough to spend it with family, friends, and loved ones will do so. Unfortunately, for many this is also the time when our loneliness is magnified. Youth in care, and those who have emancipated for care, can find this an especially difficult time.
Two youth associated with Project LIFE are currently participating in the state’s Permanency for Older Youth workgroup. This workgroup was set up as a result of the elimination of the IL Goal as a permanency goal for youth in foster care. Just to clarify the elimination of the goal does not eliminate the independent living services that youth in foster care need such as: Life skills training/workshops Independent Living Needs Assessment (Casey Life Skills Assessment) Mentoring Academic Support C...
Project LIFE is pleased to present our new quarterly newsletter. We hope you enjoy it. Click here for the new issue Summer 2011 Project LIFE e-Newsletter.