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GEORGIA COLLEGE BOUND 2017

ATTENTION:  RISING SOPHOMORES &  JUNIORS IN FOSTER CARE, WARDS OF THE STATE and EMANCIPATED YOUTH We have an exciting week planned just for you!!!! GEORGIA COLLEGE BOUND 2017 Experience college firsthand Enjoy a week of fun filled learning Lodge in residence hall Many interesting experiences await you right here in Georgia!   Don’t delay & apply … Continue reading GEORGIA COLLEGE BOUND 2017

Register Now For The Embark Georgia 2017 Leadership Conference!

Click here to Register! We look forward to seeing you at the first Embark Georgia Leadership Conference that will focus on increasing awareness of post-secondary resources available to support young people who have experienced foster care and/or homelessness. Keynote Speaker Sara Goldrick-Rab Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University, and Founder of … Continue reading Register Now For The Embark Georgia 2017 Leadership Conference!

AT&T announces eight finalists for $20k for 2020 competition to support workforce development

Atlanta, GA., June 30, 2016 – As part of the company’s continuing commitment to support workforce development efforts and strong local economies, AT&T has announced the finalists of their $20k for 2020 workforce development competition. The eight organizations are from across the state and have shown a sustained commitment to addressing the current and future … Continue reading AT&T announces eight finalists for $20k for 2020 competition to support workforce development

New scholarships awarded by nsoro Educational Foundation

Monday, April 25 marked the 11th annual scholarship reading of the nsoro Educational Foundation. A specially selected committee reviewed 45 scholarship requests for the 2016/2017 academic year. 43 Scholarships were awarded. The nsoro scholars for the upcoming academic year hail from 9 states, with one from as far away as Alaska! Female scholars predominate at … Continue reading New scholarships awarded by nsoro Educational Foundation

Nsoro Foundation Scholarship Extends Applications Deadline to April 12, 2016

The nsoro Foundation wants to help foster youth achieve their educational goals!  Post-secondary education is expensive – with debt incurred paying for college dragging down students for years.  The nsoro Foundation wants to alleviate this problem for foster youth. Awards range from $1,500 – $6,000 per academic year and are renewable for up to five … Continue reading Nsoro Foundation Scholarship Extends Applications Deadline to April 12, 2016

Foster Youth are CollegeBound

Foster care youth have significant boundaries to overcome in order to obtain a post-secondary degree. Many are first generation learners and do not have any family members who have experienced post-secondary learning. In addition, they typically have experienced transient living situations and often do not have access to learn about how to prepare for their … Continue reading Foster Youth are CollegeBound

2016 Starfish Ball

A burst of confetti canons and king cake parade, complete with trombone accompaniment, heralded the crowning of King Joel Katz and Queen Vicki Palmer at the 2016 Starfish Ball, held January 23, 2016 at the St Regis Atlanta. The annual event raises funds to support educational opportunities for youth in foster care. Luminaries gathered to … Continue reading 2016 Starfish Ball