November 12, 2015
There were more than 14,000 kids in foster care or with relatives in Arizona, as of March.
In 2013, state lawmakers approved a bill giving tuition waivers at public universities and community colleges to any foster child who’d been in care on or after their 16th birthday. In response, ASU started a program called Bridging Success. Justine Cheung, Bridging Success’ program coordinator, and Arizona State University freshman Cynthia Alaffa, who’s a part of the program, spoke about the program. Listen here.
October 24, 2015
The Arizona Republic | azcentral.com
Two years after a bill passed giving Arizona’s foster children free college tuition, a helpful Phoenix program emerged. Read more.