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Jim Casey Initiative Names Young Fellows From 12 States
From the Annie E. Casey Foundation Blog, October, 2016

Young Adults from foster care get a ‘hand up’ from Opportunity Passport
Susan Kimball, Portland Press Herald, April 4, 2016

Maine foster care youth reach $1million milestone
Bangor Daily News, December 16, 2015

Report: Maine Heading Foster Children in Right Direction
Public News Service, December 9, 2015

Youth in foster care can survive, thrive
By CHERI CROSSMAN, Letter to the editor, Portland Press Herald. April 9, 2015

Off Campus: Young people in foster care need a better path forward
Youth ‘age out’ of the system at age 18, though they still need support as they build their lives.

By MARTY ZANGHI and MICHAEL AUGUSTINE, Special to the Press Herald Portland Press Herald, May 27, 2013

Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks: Aging Out of Foster Care

2012-06-28_14-10-40In case you missed it: Check out Dianna Walters, a Muskie School graduate and current associate at the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative; Muskie’s Marty Zanghi; and Therese Cahill-Low of the Office of Child & Family Services, among others, who were featured on MPBN’s Maine Watch with Jennifer Rooks on June 21, 2012 discussing Aging out of Foster Care. Dianna herself transitioned from foster care in Maine and has been a longtime advocate for improving outcomes for youth in foster care.