Foster care advocates and youth call on NYC to fully fund Fair Futures


More than 4,000 youth are in the New York City foster care system, and as many as 700 age out each year without any adult to turn to for guidance.

In New York, only 21% of these young people have a high school degree or equivalency when they age out of foster care at 21 years-old, 1 in 5 enter a homeless shelter within three years of aging out and only 3% will obtain a college degree.