Sunday, July 19, 2015

2015 July OHIO Youth Advisory Board meeting


During the April 2015 OHIO Youth Advisory Board meeting, youth shared their insights regarding:

  1. Educating others about housing challenges faced by emancipated foster care youth 
  2. Budgeting tools created by Michael Bolwaire (20 youth participated) 
  3. Youth voice on normalcy - for future foster parent and caseworker trainings 
  4. Training Ohio Reach campus liaisons to best help foster youth
  5. How to treasure and remember three young people who are no longer with us 



Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Three Days on the Hill ~ Sightseeing and Trip Home

Three Days on the Hill ~ Legislative Visits and Celebratory Banquet

Three Days on the Hill ~ Legislative Visits and Meeting with HUD

Three Days on the Hill ~ Training Day

During Three Days on the Hill 2015, our subject matter experts during training were:

  • Ruthie White, Executive Director of the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare 
  •  Matt Aronson, Program Specialist at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Friday, April 24, 2015

2015 April OHIO Youth Advisory Board meeting



During the April 2015 OHIO Youth Advisory Board meeting, youth shared their insights regarding:

  1. Residential placements, group homes and emergency shelters 
  2. Ohio Reach website and fall conference 
  3. Independent living activities for 14 year olds 
  4. Ohio Foster Care Alumni Scholars: Tips from youth in college on how to succeed