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Kids don’t stay in foster care forever. What happens after that?

Tags: MFP Network|Mississippi

Mississippi Youth Voice is another new program established to help youth in care graduate college. It is part of First Place for Youth, established in Mississippi in 2017 in partnership with the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative.

(Clarion Ledger)

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