Posts Tagged "Youth Advocate"

Wayne Jackson: Former Foster Youth Paying it Forward

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Stories | 0 comments

Wayne Jackson: Former Foster Youth Paying it Forward

“Seeing the kids grow is one of the best rewards I get from my job,” says Hathaway-Sycamores Youth Advocate, Wayne Jackson. In and out of foster care since he was 7 or 8 years old, Jackson credits his background in the foster care system and his experiences in Hathaway-Sycamores Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP) with giving him the skills to help the young adults in the program today. After being emancipated from foster care shortly before he turned 18, Jackson was in...

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Roshawn Davis is awarded Youth Leadership Award

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in News, Stories | 2 comments

Congratulations to Roshawn Davis, graduate of Hathaway-Sycamores’ Transitional Independent Living Program, on receiving the California Coalition for Youth Jim Levine Youth Leadership Award! Informing Roshawn of the honor, Paul A. Curtis the Executive Director of the California Coalition for Youth (CCY) stated “I have personally been very moved by what I have read about you.  Upon graduation from the Transitional Age Youth program you immediately came to be recognized as a leader and someone...

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