Youth Voice Writing Contest 2020

Youth ages 18-26 with experience in the foster care or juvenile justice systems, located anywhere in the United States. submit a 1,000 – 2,000 word essay on this topic: What does family mean to you?
Your submission must include the following:
  • A title for your essay
  • A short written statement about you (100-300 words)
  • Your name, age and the state (and city or county) where you were in foster care and/or involved with juvenile justice
  • Your email address and phone number
  • The grand prize winner will receive $250 cash, one runner up will get $100 cash, and 3 finalists will each receive a $50 gift card.

Brian Donovan Youth Voice Fellowship

A summer-long journalism fellowship for two current or former foster youth involving various reporting projects with the mentorship and support of professional journalists. The fellow will benefit from hands-on journalism training and the opportunity to file impactful stories with The Chronicle of Social Change, Fostering Families Today, and partner news outlets.
The projects pursued through the fellowship will be focused on foster care, juvenile justice, or other issues specifically impacting foster youth, like education or housing. Examples of such stories could include changes to child welfare policy on a federal, state or local level; issues being championed by youth advocacy groups; or innovative alternatives to youth incarceration.

Construction Management Summer Academy for Young Women: June 9-13, 2020

15-17 YR OLDS. On-campus sponsored experience exploring opportunities in engineering/construction management careers for women. FEES WAIVED. Apply by Mar 31!


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