Foster Care to College: A Crisis WE Can Solve | Robert R. Duke | TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity

Foster youth who exit the system at 18 have less than a 4% chance to ever complete college. There is a 25% chance they will be homeless. Higher education administration and faculty need to be part of the solution by rethinking local engagement in order to help this group of youth be prepared, apply, and complete college.

Dr. Robert Duke has been a foster parent since 2011. During that time, he has served on the Director's Council for the Department of Children and Family Services in Los...

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The Truth About Pet Adoption

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Here is a little interview from one of the Bumper Foundation's Dog Adoption days. Dogs need homes and our dogs need your help. Visit us, share you stories, see all our great dogs.

The Bumper Foundation is a dog rescue and dog adoption, non profit organization based in Los Angeles. In addition to hosting dog adoption events every weekend in Los Angeles, the Bumper Foundation specializes in dog rescue, dog rehabilitation and dog adoption. We pre-screen every...

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From: Lennie Appelquist

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A Dream Fulfilled for 6 Quinceañeras in Foster Care

Quinceanera.com and Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services organized the traditional fifteen party for 6 young girls. Are you ready to unveil this beautiful celebration?

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Childrens Bureau Foster Care & Adoptions - Los Angeles California

Children's Bureau of Southern California is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of children and the communities around them. Children's Bureau provides a variety of adoption services to help families more easily and more responsibly adopt children to provide them with happy and healthy lives and families. To learn more, visit www.all4kids.org or follow #theGREATERSHARE.

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From: Children's Bureau

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A child explores his new home in a powerful PSA for Children's Bureau from SpecBank.com

http://specbank.com/ A powerful TV commercial for Children's Bureau, a Los Angeles organization that focuses partially on foster care and adoption, directed by Matt Holwick and written by Dan Sorgen. A child makes himself at home in his new home. Shot from a script found at SpecBank.com. The Spec Bank is the world's only resource for hundreds of ready-to-shoot TV commercial scripts submitted by creatives at the country's top advertising agencies. Build your TV commercial directing reel from...

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From: SpecBank

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