First Star

is creating Foster Youth Education
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A $25 monthly pledge receives a First Star Teddy Bear
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A $50 monthly pledge allows a couple to attend our annual fundraiser




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About First Star

Established in 1999, First Star is a national non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of foster youth and youth at risk of abuse and neglect by strengthening their rights and illuminating systemic failures through policy advocacy and targeted programs.

First Star’s Foster Youth Academies are the only long-term foster youth programs nationally that include a multi-year residential component on university campuses. The Academies, operated in partnership with elite universities and local child welfare agencies, show youth they belong on a college campus, and help them get there. There are seven Academies nationally: UCLA, University of Connecticut, University of Rhode Island, George Washington University, Rowan University, University of Central Florida, and Loyola University Chicago. 100% of participating youth graduate high school, and 90% enroll in higher education.
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