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February/March 2002Vol. 3, No. 2The Winners: 100 Prize Winning Essays by Teens in Foster Care

Foster Care Youth United. Youth Communication, New York, NY. 64 pp. $14.95. Paperback.

Foster Care Youth United has put together a collection of essays and essay excerpts that were written by youth currently in the child welfare system. Each was a prizewinner in the Child Welfare Fund 'Awards for Youth in Foster Care' contest. The essays focus on four main topics:

  • What the public should know about young people in foster care
  • Ideas for improving the system
  • How they have helped others while in the system
  • Advice they would have given themselves.

To purchase a copy, contact:

Youth Communication
224 W. 29th St.
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212-279-0708
Fax: 212-279-8856