Media Coverage Archives

  • “UC Regent Hosts Holiday Party for Guardian Scholars” Santa Barbara Independent (December 8, 2015)
  • “Hancock College to receive funding for new foster youth program” Lompoc Record (November 19, 2015)
  • “Pasadena City College to Receive Funds from $15 million State Grant for Foster Care Students” Pasadena News Now (November 4, 2015)
  • “Education Matters: “Higher Ed for Foster Care Students” Your Central Valley (November 2, 2015)
  • “California, New York Bet on Foster Youth to Succeed in College” Chronicle of Social Change (October 28, 2015)
  • “Sierra College Supports Former Foster Youth” Rocklin Today (August 25, 2015)
  • “Santa Monica College Guardian Scholars Program fosters achievement” Santa Monica Daily Press (July 22, 2015)
  • “Long road to a CSUSB diploma for Renaissance program student” San Bernardino Sun (June 14, 2015)
  • “Snapp Shots: Former foster child beats odds, graduating Cal law” San Jose Mercury News (May 13, 2015)
  • “Close to Home: Helping former foster youth navigate college” The Press Democrat (May 13, 2015)
  • “Sierra College fundraiser supports foster children” KCRA (April 28, 2015)
  • “Anonymous donor keeps Cabrillo foster youth program alive” Santa Cruz Sentinel (April 27, 2015)
  • “New Grant Benefits Foster Youth at Santa Monica College” Santa Monica Lookout (February 19, 2015)
  • “Toro Guardian Scholars program receives $40k from Pritzker Foster Care Initiative” CSUDH News (February 2, 2015)
  • “Collective bargaining pact, other agreements on Solano Community College agenda Wednesday” Times Herald News (December 13, 2014)
  • “NORCO: College gets grant for foster youth” The Press Enterprise (December 10, 2014)
  • “UC Merced chancellor at White House summit” The Modesto Bee (December 3, 2014)
  • “Solano College students reach out to help peersDaily Republic (October 29, 2014)
  • “Former foster children fight for lifeline at CCSFSan Francisco Chronicle (September 29, 2014)
  • “Bill to help community college foster students” Ed Source (September 9, 2014)
  • “Promise Scholars Program helps foster youth achieve a college education” Turlock Journal (August 7, 2014)
  • “UCLA summer program supports foster youth” EdSource (July 27, 2014)
  • “Foster youth finds his stride, full-ride scholarship” Modesto Bee (July 23, 2014)
  • “Going from foster care to college, because someone believed in them” LA Times (July 12, 2014)
  • “IVROP program preps students for college.”  Imperial Valley Press (June 17, 2014)
  • “Donation Helps Former Foster Youth Attending Sierra College.” Rocklin and Roseville Today (June 4, 2014)
  • “Ex-foster kid defies odds to get into UCLA.” ABC 7 Eyewitness News – Los Angeles (May 30, 2014)
  • “Silicon Valley Children’s Fund ‘Reach for the Stars’ Celebration.” NBC Bay Area (May 27, 2014)
  • “Champion of Foster Kids Honored After 10 Years Work at Cuyamaca College.” Times of San Diego (April 15, 2014)
  • “Bill would support foster students in community college.” Ed Source (March 20, 2014)
  • Life after foster care.”  Los Angeles Times (March 20, 2014)
  • A starting place for former foster youth.”  KALW (March 17, 2014)
  • UCSB’s Guardian Scholars Program Receives $1 Million in Grants.”  Santa Barbara Independent (December 10, 2013)
  • Former Foster Youth Find a Family at UC San Diego.”  UC San Diego News Center (December 5, 2013)
  • “Out of Foster Care, Into College.”  New York Times (October 30, 2013)
  • “SF State has highest graduation rate of former foster youth in state.” Golden Gate Express (October 22, 2013)
  • Local Colleges, Universities Establish “Blueprint” for Transitioning Foster Youth.”  The Post News Group (October 22, 2013)
  • Students in foster care face ‘invisible achievement gap,’ study says.”  Los Angeles Times (October 14, 2013)
  • Foster Youth Switch Schools at Huge Rates.”  Ed Source (September 25, 2013)
  • Santa Monica College to Launch Program for Foster Youth.” Santa Monica Lookout (September 16, 2013)
  • Keeping Foster Youth in College: Local Groups Share Strategies.”  The Chronicle of Social Change (July 1, 2013)
  • Former Foster Youth Forges Positive Path.” The Daily Republic (June 24, 2013)
  • Students raised in foster system honored for completing college.” Los Angeles Tiimes (May 17, 2013)
  • Giving foster children a leg up; donation provides funding, support services at Cabrillo College.” The Montery Herald (January 19, 2013)
  • John Burton and Karen Bass: Foster children’s education gets a boost from new law.” San Jose Mercury News (January 9, 2013)
  • College of Alameda program helps foster youth.” Oakland Tribune (July 9, 2012)