Stories by Teens in Foster Care
Making Family Where You Find It
A foster family and college roommates help bring out the best in me.
by Leroy Chen
When Covid shut down New York City in March 2020, I lost my home. I was part of the FCSI/Dorm Project, a program that lets college students in care stay in dorms year-round. Most of us suddenly left the dorms, and I moved in with a new foster family.
Youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering insight into those teens’ struggles.