➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Former foster care youth deliver their policy recommendations to Congress
First Focus – July 20, 2016
“The 12 of us are not here on behalf of the so-called ‘successful’ foster youth. We are here to represent how foster youth can and ought to be when people look at them as more than what statistics will predict,” said Tori Wichman, one of twelve Foster Youth Interns, while addressing the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute’s (CCAI) Powerful Voices briefing July 12, 2016.