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Who is a previous foster youth?. Kids who were expelled by the courts from their group of inception because of misuse and/or disregard, and put into the consideration of more distant family individuals, non-permanent parents or non-relative guardians until their eighteenth birthday. . Obstruction: Access. Just 15% of youth in child care are liable to be enlisted in school prep courses amid secondary school contrasted with 32% of all stu
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Making Successful Transitions for Foster Youth Fall 2010 Counselor Conference Presented by CSU Foster Youth Campus Support Programs

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Who is a previous encourage youth? Youngsters who were expelled by the courts from their group of starting point because of mishandle and additionally disregard, and put into the care of more distant family individuals, non-permanent parents or non-relative guardians until their 18 th birthday.

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Barrier: Access Only 15% of youth in child care are probably going to be selected in school prep courses amid secondary school contrasted with 32% of all understudies. Just around 20% of previous encourage youth go ahead to school contrasted with around 60% of all secondary school seniors. Just 3% will in the long run move on from school when contrasted with around 27% of the general grown-up populace. More than 70% of youth in child care report that they craving to set off for college.

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Common Barriers to College K-12 school and situation shakiness Academic/learning crevices Lack of instructive backing Low secondary school graduation rates Records exchange and privacy issues High rate of vagrancy after liberation Long-term impacts of mishandle and disregard

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Campus Programs CSU Dominguez Hills CSU East Bay, Renaissance Scholars CSU Fresno, Renaissance Scholars CSU Fullerton, Guardian Scholars CSU Los Angeles, Court Scholars CSU Pomona, Renaissance Scholars CSU Northridge, Resilient Scholars CSU Sacramento, Guardian Scholars CSU San Bernardino, EOP Foster Youth Program CSU San Marcos, ACE Scholars CSU Stanislaus, Promise Scholars San Diego State University, Guardian Scholars San Francisco State University, Guardian Scholars San Jose State University, Connect, Motivate, Educate (CME) Society

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Campus Support Services May Include: Outreach and Recruitment Admission help Financial help Housing help Orientation to school life (e.g., EOP Summer Bridge) Academic exhorting and checking Counseling and bolster Mentorship openings Life aptitudes workshops Employment openings Social and quarterly festivals Post-graduation profession arranging and help Student Drop-In Center

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Scholarship Programs Foster A Dream (Bay Area) Fostering Futures (Bay Area) Larkin Street (Bay Area) Orphan Foundation of America (National) Orangewood Children\'s Foundation (Orange County) Silicon Valley Children\'s Fund – YES Scholars United Friends of the Children (Los Angeles County) Promise 4 Kids (San Diego County) Board of Governors Fee Waiver-BOG (Community Colleges)

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California Student Aid Commission California Chafee Grant Program This is a governmentally subsidized program regulated through the California Student Aid Commission. Offers up to $5000 to qualified previous encourage youth to use for vocation and specialized preparing or school courses at California Community Colleges, Cal State Universities and University of California grounds, and so forth www.chafee.csac.ca.gov

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Additional Programs Foster Youth Services (FYS ) Established to bolster the instruction needs of cultivate youth in K-12. FYS give bolster administrations to help youth move through their instructive voyage while in care. FYS projects are situated in 57 of 58 districts and give nearby advanced education organizations a characteristic scaffold to accomplices who address the K-12 challenges confronting foster youth.  Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI) Developed by the California Community College Chancellor\'s Office (CCCCO) to give a framework wide system to bolster previous encourage youth by assigning a FYSI Liaison at all 112 California Community Colleges. The FYSI created a manual and asset manual for instruct the Liaisons on the best way to work with understudies from child care.

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Foster Youth Educational Planning Guide What\'s Inside? This arranging guide contains agendas, tips and data to bolster encourage youth from 7 th grade through 12 th grade who have a fantasy of a school instruction. Who ought to have one? Cultivate youth, guardians, social laborers, instructors and supporters. Why would it be advisable for me to need it? To screen and track the instructive advance of cultivate youth to profession and school planning. How might I get more? On the off chance that you might want extra printed duplicates of the Planning Guide, please contact Jenny Vinopal jvinopal@calstate.edu or (562)951-4734.

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Applying for Admission Apply online at www.csumentor.edu The Online Undergraduate Admission Application to be finished by the understudy

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Applying for Admission Application: Step 3 ** Foster youth ought to finish the salary and family estimate under "free." If they don\'t have any wards, they ought to reply "1."

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Applying for Admission Application: Step 11 ** Encourage understudies to apply for EOP. NOTE: understudies should first present an online Undergraduate affirmation application before finishing the online EOP application. Confirmation Application: Step 12 ** This segment must be finished once so please ensure the understudy answers effectively. Cultivate Youth ought to check "yes" to the question that asks, "Are you an encourage youth, vagrant or ward of the court or were you before age 18?"

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What You Can Do Connect with the Foster Youth Services (FYS) contact in your school area or the Foster Youth Success Initiative at the junior colleges. Distinguish cultivate youth at your school and backer for school strength (for encourage youth to stay in a similar school K-12). Get ready and urge your understudies to seek after advanced education and keep tabs on their development nearly. Encourage understudies to finish the A-G necessities and get them on the school track early. Discover more data about the province free living system and the assets it offers.

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CSU Bakersfield Keith Powell, Director Educational Support Services 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099 (661) 654-2276 kfpowell@csub.edu CSU Chico Joshua Whittinghill, EOP Advisor Renaissance Scholars 400 West First Street Chico, CA 95329-0710 (530) 898-6831 jwhittinghill@csuchico.edu CSU Dominguez Hills Martha Clavelle, Student Support Services 1000 E. Victoria Street Carson, CA 90747 (310) 243-3646 mclavelle@csudh.edu CSU East Bay Kevin Bristow, Coordinator Renaissance Scholars Program 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard Hayward, CA 94542-3056 (510) 885-4426 kevin.bristow@csueastbay.edu CSU Fresno Kizzy Lopez, Coordinator Renaissance Scholars Program 5150 N. Maple Ave., M/S/JA 62 Fresno, CA 93740-8026 (559) 278-5055 kizzyl@csufresno.edu CSU Fullerton Grace Johnson, Director Guardian Scholars Program P.O. Box 6828 Fullerton, CA 92834 (714) 278-4900 gjohnson@fullerton.edu CSU Los Angeles Becky Hopkins, Director Educational Opportunity Program 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032 (323) 343-3200 bHopkin@CSLANET.CalStateLA.edu CSU Long Beach Andy Espinoza, Director Educational Opportunity Program 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90840 (562) 985-5637 aespinoz@csulb.edu CSU Monterey Bay Berj Amir, Retention Advisor Educational Opportunity Program 100 Campus Center, Bldg. 47 Seaside, CA 93955-8001 (831) 582-5148 Berj_amir@csumb.edu CSU Northridge Jose Luis Vargas, Director EOP Resilient Scholars 1811 Nordoff St. Northridge, CA 91330 (818) 677-4151 Jose.luis.vargas@csun.edu CSU Sacramento Dr. Delight Salvetti, Director Guardian Scholars Program 6000 J. Road, Sacramento Hall 3014 Sacramento, CA 95819 (916) 278-3643 jsalvetti@csus.edu CSU San Bernardino Tristan Garcia, Coordinator EOP Foster Youth Program 5500 University Parkway San Bernardino, CA 92407 (909) 537-3051 tgarcia@csusb.edu CSU San Marcos Jim Mickelson, Director ACE Scholars Services 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd. San Marcos, CA 92096 (760) 750-4869 jsm@csusm.edu CSU Stanislaus Wanda Bonnell, Coordinator Promise Scholars 801 West Monte Vista Ave. Turlock, CA 95382 (209) 667-3108 wbonnell@csustan.edu Cal Poly Pomona Sara Gamez, Coordinator Renaissance Scholars 3801 West Temple Ave. Pomona, CA 91768 (909) 869-3169 sigamez@csupomona.edu Humboldt State University Adrienne Colegrove-Raymond Academic Support Programs 1 Harpst Street Arcata, CA 95521 (707) 826-4791 abc1@humboldt.edu San Diego State University Josephine Mojica, Assistant Director Guardian Scholars Program 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, CA 92182-4735 (619)594-0140 mojica@mail.sdsu.edu San Francisco State University Xochitl Sanchez-Zarama, Director Guardian Scholars Program 1600 Holloway Ave. San Francisco, CA 94132-4028 (415)405-0546 xvsz@sfsu.edu San Jose State University Connie Hernandez-Robbins, Director CME (Connect, Motivate, Educate) Society One Washington Square San Jose, CA 95192-0031 (408) 924-1089 connie.hernandez-robbins@sjsu.edu CSU Office of the Chancellor Jenny Vinopal, Assistant Director Foster Youth Programs 401 Golden Shore, 6 th Floor Long Beach, CA 90802 (562) 951-4734 jvinopal@calstate.edu CSU Foster Youth Support Contact List

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Visit www.calstate.edu/fosteryouth for particular projects accessible to encourage youth at the 23 California State University grounds

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