Episode Description

A licensed social worker and alumna of care, Ixchel Martinez shares her story on hurdling adversity and the importance of passing the mic to youth in foster care. Tune in for insights on how making people the bottom line helps everyone in the child welfare system.

About FosterStrong

Our mission is to empower current and former foster youth to reclaim their narratives by authentically sharing our own journeys, as alumni of foster care, and moving from trauma to triumph. Listen in as we show you what it means to embrace resilience as an identity. Come along as we share our stories and introduce you to extraordinary alumni from across the country.