Categories for Foster Care

Navigating White Privilege as a Foster or Adoptive Parent 

Posted on July 8, 2020 by

I have learned to be much more aware that my beautiful, intelligent son faces challenges every day that have not been part of my life. I hope that awareness will make me more sensitive to his experiences as a young man and to be better at helping him navigate his world. He’ll need more than my unconditional love in order to do that.

A Letter to Black Foster Youth

Posted on June 24, 2020 by

Yes, we black foster youth know the police very well. Some of us know them more than we’d like to. But I reckon that a new day is upon us. There is a growing understanding by child welfare leaders that systemic racism has plagued the black community and led to disparities in black children in foster care for decades.