A Celebration for Youth in Foster and Kinship Care

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A Celebration for Youth in Foster and Kinship Care

Children Youth & Family Collaborative

presents the

12 th Annual Celebration of

Holiday

Festival

formerly known as Christmas In November

A Celebration for Youth in

Foster and Kinship Care

Ch i l d r e n Yo u t h a n d

Fa m i l y Co l l a b o r a t i v e

Saturday, December 17, 2011 3:00p.m.

Ra n c h o Ci e n e g a Re c re a t i o n Ce n t e r

5001 Ro d e o Ro a d Lo s An g e l e s, CA 90016


Did You Know...

• Nearly half of foster youth fail to complete high school

nationwide. 1

• Only 5% of foster youth go on to graduate from college

nationally. 2

• Females in foster care are 6 times more likely than the

general population to give birth before age 21. 3

• California has over 80,000 youth in foster care. 4

• 50% of foster youth will be homeless in L.A. County

within 6 months of emancipation. 5

• Within 2-4 years of emancipation 40% of foster youth are

on public assistance or incarcerated. 6

To Help Fight These Statistics Call

(323) 730-9400

1

www.educationalcoordinatingcouncil.org

2

www.ncsl.org 3 4 www.withoneheat.org

5

www.covdove.org 6 governer's office of CA

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