Stories by Teens in Foster Care
New NYC Program Provides College Funds to Teens in Foster Care
As a foster youth, I did some research to learn about the details. Here’s what I found out.
by Faith Ornstein
I am a high school senior in foster care. I have started my college applications and I know I won’t be able to pay every dollar for tuition, room and board, and other essentials. So when my editor at Represent told me about Mayor Adam’s announcement about a college financial assistance program for NYC-based youth in foster care, I wanted to learn more about it.
Youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering insight into those teens’ struggles.