ERIC Number: ED468477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-May
Reference Count: N/A
Fostering Leadership. Connect for Kids: Guidance for Grown-Ups.
This article highlights the importance of involving foster youth speak for themselves, particularly about what they need and deserve as they prepare to move out of the foster care system. Descriptions of innovative and effective programs and legislation that encourage leadership skills in foster children are included, such as the California Youth Connection, Youth Grow Nebraska, and tuition waiver models. Includes a table of leading state programs. (GCP)
Connect for Kids, 1625 K St., NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC, 20006. For full text: http://www.connectforkids.org/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Benton Foundation, Washington, DC.