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 Dionne Joseph The word “foster” has Germanic and Old English origins. It simply means to nourish. As a foster parent for more than six years, I believe foster parenting is about nourishing children and […]
In exiting foster care, some youth see freedom, others see an uncertain future. By Sara Tiano Joseph Jones was 2 years old when he entered the foster care system in Alameda County, California. He spent […]