To Our Supporters

We want our students to feel welcomed and represented across their campus and wider community and our allies can help make that happen. Here are a few ways you can be an ally to our program!

  1. Be inclusive in your programming and language
  2. Be aware of a few resources or organizations for foster youth
  3. Understand the terminology
  4. Attend our Ally Trainings

Community Supporters & Volunteers

For volunteers who want more information about our program, expectations, and/or want to interact directly with our students, we will be offering an orientation just for you! There are a variety of ways you can be involved with our program which can include, offering professional development opportunities, basic needs services, financial supports, and more. Specific examples include:

  • Offer job openings for scholars
  • Mentorship and shadowing opportunities
  • Donate food gift cards
  • Offer low-cost, no-cost services in your area of expertise
  • Sponsor an event

Tours & Outreach

One of our goals is to collaborate with our college and community partners that serve current and former foster youth interested in attending a four-year university such as UCLA! IF you are interested in having a short presentation on our program see below for appropriate steps.

  1. Admissions: To set up an admissions presentation portion please reach out to their department directly by visiting their website.
  2. Tours: If you want to include a campus tour, please connect with Campus Tours. They can offer both in-person and virtual tours.
  3. BGS: Please email us a with your inquiry and a tentative agenda at least 3 weeks in advance. Typically our partners will ask for a 10-15 minute program presentation, 20 minute student panel and 10 minutes of Q&A. We are happy to accommodate any requests!