foster care

4/14/17- Most known for his stint on Last Comic Standing, Monroe Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show just ahead of his show at the Addison Improv, about his experience on the show and growing up as a foster kid. Listen below.

A teenage mother bounced from home-to-home but remained focused on earning her college degree. She credits the support from a college diversity program for her success.

Four brothers are now able to grow up together after two neighbors made the decision to adopt the boys to avoid splitting them apart.

Nebraska native Brandon Weathers was sentenced to serve between 100 and 160 years in prison for raping his foster child and claiming she impregnated herself with a syringe.

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: When Jelani Freeman came home after school one day, his mother was gone. Eight years old, he waited, realizing as the hours passed that she would not be back. She was mentally ill and in need of treatment. His father was in prison. “I just knew that was it,” he recalled. […]

(Washington, DC) — An 80-year-old foster care program run by the Archdiocese of Washington, DC has come to an end. This is the first action taken by the church, which has been embroiled in a dispute with the city over the wording of a law legalizing same-sex marriage. The “Washington Post” says Catholic Charities’ foster-care […]