Our first Advocacy Day in Sacramento was a success! On April 27th, First Place leadership, staff, and youth visited the […]
Learn how Xochtil stabilized her housing and support system, and used that foundation to advocate for others.
We are proud to announce that 138 First Place young people overcame unprecedented challenges, to achieve this educational milestone!
It’s official! On April 27th, Mississippi became the 36th state to pass a tuition waiver for foster youth pursuing postsecondary […]
When Jacob, 21 years old, joined our Apprenticeship program to work at Family Harvest Farm in Pittsburgh, CA, he wasn’t […]
Mississippi governor grants foster youth, ages 18-21, scholarships and the right to rent as adults Foster youth successfully advocate for […]
We are proud to announce that, with the help of First Place for Youth, Mississippi is moving towards becoming the […]
As the Covid-19 pandemic changed the way we worked, we adapted, innovated, and found new ways to meet the needs of our youth in Mississippi.