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Chronicle of Social Change: Housing Shortage Driving Foster Youth Across City Lines

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Having a safe and stable place to live is something everyone wants, and something that many young people in foster care have not experienced. With the rising costs of housing in San Francisco, many foster youth are being forced to move out of the county to find housing they can afford. This article by The Chronicle of Social Change highlights the stories of young people who are being affected by this problem, and includes quotes from First Place for Youth’s Chief of Staff, Liz Bender.

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Impact Stories

Thriving Against the Odds: Dulce’s Story

From foster care to academic accolades, Dulce’s journey is nothing short of inspirational! Dulce made her way to First Place […]

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Press Release: First Place for Youth Raises More Than $600k for Transition Age Foster Youth at A Celebration of Heart and Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Richter | julie@julierichter.co Held during National Foster Care Month, the event celebrated local leaders […]

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California Youth Voice Members Advocate for Change in Sacramento, CA!

On April 17th, First Place for Youth hosted our second annual Advocacy Day at the California State Capitol. This significant […]

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