Foster the Youth: Halbreich’s Home of Champions

Growing up in the foster care system isn’t easy. Judith Halbreich helps empower youths, transitions them out of the system and transforms them into leaders.

By the start of the next school year, nearly a dozen foster care youths will be residing in New Paltz as they hone their leadership skills. Read Full Article

By Jack O'Brien

Life in College After a Life in Foster Care

OAKLAND, Calif. — Being an extrovert is a double-edged sword. I can speak confidently in my college classes and in front of large groups. But everyone seems to think I’ve got it all under control, and I rarely feel that way. There’s a ticking clock always in the back of my mind. I need to graduate and become financially independent before the support I get from the foster care system disappears.

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