A regular writer for Fostering Media Connections’ Youth Voice Program, author Jessica Castillo has compiled her experiences into a new book “Trash Bag of Memories.” Based in Los Angeles, Castillo writes about the ups and downs of her foster care experience, as well as the deep love she has for her biological mother. Castillo writes regularly at https://imprintnews.org.
By Lisa D. Maynard Stress is a natural consequence for all parents, and often all the more so for foster and adoptive parents. Research findings suggest that some of the more specific stressors in fostering […]
Author Trea Jackson writes “The Innocent Eyes of a Child” based on her own experiences in the Illinois foster care system. The book follows 5-year-old Brighteyes through the foster care system, challenging the common idea […]