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Southern California has one of the largest foster youth populations in the country.

  • 4 IN 5

    HAVE TO REPEAT A GRADE
    BY THE 3RD GRADE

    1 IN 5

    ARE PROFICIENT
    IN ENGLISH

  • 3 IN 4

    ARE PERFORMING
    BELOW GRADE LEVEL

    LESS THAN 1/2

    GRADUATE
    FROM HIGH SCHOOL

  • LESS THAN 3%

    GRADUATE
    FROM COLLEGE

    1 IN 3

    RECEIVE
    FOOD STAMPS

  • LESS THAN 1/2

    REPORT
    ANY EARNINGS

    ONLY 25%

    HAVE CONSISTENT
    EMPLOYMENT

Learn more about the five key areas impacting foster youth today,
and discover how new thinking has helped them succeed.