On this episode, the FosterStrong team discuss the huge accomplishment that graduation is for youth coming from the foster care system. Listen in to hear from two of our team members, Maraide and Slam, as they talk about their own academic journeys and we examine the intersection between foster care and pursuing higher education.
Enduring trauma is commonplace in the life of youth growing up in foster care. Listen in as our team members talk about their relationships with mental health. The team embraces vulnerability as they share about their own experiences and what has helped them over the years. From stigmas to self care the team examines several aspects of mental health.
He’s down to earth. He’s got a big heart, a bigger personality, and an even bigger smile. Tune in to catch a glimpse of how Nate broke the cycle and became the person he is today. From detention centers to a life of management and public speaking Nate’s story is testament to his grit, easygoing attitude and ability to roll with the punches.