Foster and at risk Youth
face tremendous obstacles
with life skills and

We help fix that

YOU can make a difference in these youths lives

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Real stories of our current foster system, told in the voices of those affected the most.

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The Facts


70% of the current CA prison population are former foster youth.

The most difficult battle these teens face is internally accepting that their futures are worth investing in.


50% of foster youth become homeless within one year of emancipation


40-80% of foster youth are diagnosed with severe mental health problems.

50% of young women in foster care become pregnant before the age of 19.


65,000 children are in the CA foster system.
Nationally, 46% of children are in foster family placements, compared with only 38% in CA.

14% of CA Foster Youth between the ages of 11-17 are placed in group homes.
(twice the State average)


2% of Foster Youth graduate from a 4-year university.

65% emancipated Youth have not graduated high school.

Brian Taylor

Founder & CEO

Eddie Gutierrez

Foster Youth Program Advocate