Foster Care

I Lost My Twin Sisters To Adoption

I Lost My Twin Sisters To Adoption

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

FEATURES | ESSAYS

Co-published with Cosmopolitan. When Erica's twin sisters were adopted, she thought she'd still see them regularly. She was wrong.  

For Those In Foster Care, ‘The Time Of The Readiness’ Is Charged

For Those In Foster Care, ‘The Time Of The Readiness’ Is Charged

Melissa Chadburn

ESSAY

Co-published with The Establishment. After being heavily governed your whole life—told when to eat, when to sleep, when to come home—you’re suddenly set free to make your own choices. There is no other stop after foster care if you screw up—except for the emergency homeless shelter.

Identity Thieves Target Foster Youth

Identity Thieves Target Foster Youth

Seth Freed Wessler

NEWS

Co-published with NBC NewsChild advocates say that foster youth are particularly vulnerable to identity theft because they bounce from one home to another, giving an expanding group of adults access to their private information.