Supporters - Los Angeles LGBT Center

“... I think I was excited to know that the system is doing something about kids like me and stuff like that, so...I wasn't really nervous. I was more like excited to know the system is actually trying to do something for us.” 

 –Youth Quote 

Read the full report on the Findings from the RISE Youth Qualitative Interviews.

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Acknowledgements

The RISE Project would like to thank our funders for making this work possible.

  • Andrus Family Fund
  • Children’s Bureau
  • Deutsch Foundation
  • Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
  • Henry Van Ameringen Foundation
  • Louis L. Borick Foundation Stuart Foundation
  • Permanency Innovations Initiative
  • Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • The Audrey and Sydney Irmas Charitable Foundation
  • The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation
  • The Charitable Foundation
  • The David Geffen Foundation
  • The John E. Donaldson and Dennis J. Perkins Foundation
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation

We also thank those individuals and organizations that allowed us to use their work in our materials and training curricula.

  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Family Acceptance Project
  • In the Life Media,
  • Center for HIV Law and Policy.
  • Jody Marksamer
  • National Center for Lesbian Rights
  • Nation Association of Social Workers

Many thanks also go to the UCLA Williams’ Institute researchers who designed and conducted the Los Angeles Foster Youth Survey.

  • Bianca D.M. Wilson
  • Khush Cooper
  • Angeliki Kastanis
  • Sheila Nezhad

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