Here's What Happens:
To you, these are just statistics. To them, it's reality.
of young men who age out of the foster care system and are legally emancipated have been convicted of a crime.
7 out of 10
7 out of 10 girls who age out of the foster care system will become pregnant before the age of 21.
Less than 3%
chance for children who have aged out of foster care to earn a college degree at any point in their life.
1 out of 2
kids who age out of the system will develop a substance dependence.
THE GIGANTIC PROBLEM.
Foster youth cannot get, or maintain jobs. Because of lack of experience, most companies will either not offer jobs, or will not have the patience to help them grow.
This is the root of the problem. With no job or income, leads to homelessness, hunger, and decisions they shouldn’t have to make.
Foster youth were born into bad positions, and gone through life alone. They are a part of a broken system. Its our turn to show them that our nation is one, and we have their backs.
what we do
Platform for employing foster youth.
Interested in being a part of the solution? At the We Are One Project, we are a platform to help your business’ successfully employ foster youth.
For us to make real impact, it will take our business’ and communities, to come together as one, and give youth a chance at successful lives.
Become a part of the solution
We give you the right tools needed to change lives of foster youth, while gaining passionate employees.
what we provide the youth to help transition:
life skills training
customer service training
weekly check ins
why you should employ foster youth:
passionate and grateful for opportunity
giving a chance to those who need it