Sunday, May 28, 2023

2023 Governor's Press Conference ~ videos featuring Jewel and Diamond

At age 19, OHIO YAB Youth Ambassador Jewel created a video about why community members should foster teens. At age 24, she is in the the process becoming a licensed foster parent. She and her former foster parent Diamond, co-presented during a statewide Foster Care Month Panel. Jewel also created this video to support the Governor’s press conference the next day.

Diamond shared that Jewel came into her life at age 17, stayed with her for six months, and that the two of them have remained in contact for 7 years. 

Quote from Diamond, "I became a foster parent because of my mother, and now she (Jewel) is becoming a foster parent because of me."

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