Love on the Frontlines of Foster Care

  Hi, my name is Annie. I’m 27 years old, an age I honestly didn’t think I’d ever live to become. I was placed in foster care at the age of 17, though it should’ve […]


Barricaded But Hopeful in Quarantine

In less than 24 hours, my classes were suddenly catapulted into the online realm of Zoom meetings and frantic Canvas messages. As a paralegal studies major, this was terrifying. In the law field, one detail […]


What Foster Youth Need Right Now

Since 2020, things have been … well, not going great. From World War III almost happening, Kobe Bryant dying in a helicopter crash, to the pandemic of COVID-19, or as we know the coronavirus. My […]


Diabetes Adds Risk in Coronavirus Age

Many people are being affected by this current pandemic, and some are being more affected than others. We all know the problems that the elderly and the medically fragile are facing during this crisis, but […]


Grad School Out the Window for Now

Lockdown. Isolation. Social distancing. I was familiar with these terms before COVID-19 made them famous, and with as much as I have accomplished to escape the meaning of these terms, I find myself re-familiarizing myself […]


High School Disruption Hurts My Heart

I, Jammy Harris, am a senior at Sunnyside High in Fresno, California. During this time, I might not be able to walk across the stage for my graduation. There is a chance that I won’t […]


This Will Change the Course of America Forever

When I first heard about the coronavirus, I thought back to an exaggerated meteorology report in the winter. I heard the commotion of my town, “it will snow 2 feet, the schools will be closed, […]


Youth Need Me, And I’m Not Available

I was in foster care from the time I was 16 up until a month before my 21st birthday. Now I am 28 and a new mom sheltering at home to help stop the spread […]