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

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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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Press Release: First Place for Youth to Honor San Francisco Giants and Visa Foundation at A Celebration of Heart and Home

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Richter | julie@julierichter.co First Place for Youth to Honor San Francisco Giants and Visa […]

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Press Release: First Place for Youth Selected to Participate in the Chafee Strengthening Outcomes for Transition to Adulthood Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Richter | julie@julierichter.co First Place for Youth Selected to Participate in the Chafee Strengthening […]

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Press Release: Launch of life-changing program for homeless youth in New Jersey

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 11, 2023  Young People at Risk for Homelessness Enter New Housing, Education, and Employment Program Transformative New […]

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Press Release: Mississippi Governor to Celebrate Historic Legislation for Foster Youth

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Mississippi governor grants foster youth, ages 18-21, scholarships and the right to rent as adults Foster youth successfully advocate for […]

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Press Release: Conrad Hilton Foundation Selects First Place for Youth for Grant in LA

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Conrad Hilton Foundation Selects First Place for Youth for Multi-year grant to improve foster care in Los Angeles region OAKLAND, […]

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Raising the Bar Research Brief

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All: How Data Science is Being Used to Individualize Extended Foster Care Services and Achieve Equitable […]

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Leadership News: New Executive Director for Southern California

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We are pleased to announce that Suzanne Brown has joined the organization as Executive Director for Southern California. Suzanne brings to First […]

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Erika Van Buren Selected for Annie E Casey Foundation Fellowship

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We are thrilled to announce that Erika Van Buren, our Vice President of Evaluation and Learning, has been named to […]

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Leadership News: Heidi McIntosh Named CEO

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The First Place for Youth Board of Directors is delighted to announce the selection of Heidi McIntosh as CEO following […]

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