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Embark News Campaign 27


This update gives information on the College Connections for Student Success Conference, and includes an article covering harsh realities of students without a place to go for the holidays, and a spotlight article on a former foster care youth's story. This update also gives information on Covenant House Georgia (CHGA), which is a unique crisis shelter dedicated to serving homeless, runaway, and trafficked youth (ages 18-21).

Embark News Campaign 26


This update includes articles "Foster Success in Michigan," "How Foster Youth Can Build Their Own Network," and "Homeless Liasions Strive for Stability for Homeless Youth."

Embark News Campaign 25


This update lists several resources for students struggling to find a place to stay over the holidays, an article regarding a resource for LGBT homeless youth, the efforts of three Georgia colleges to help at risk homeless youth, and a link to a mini-documentary "Hidden Homeless: A Portrait of Youth Homeless in Buffalo, New York."

Embark News Campaign 24


This update includes articles that discuss the unfortunate realities for many students in foster care, a CNN report covering additional information regarding the 23,000+ youth who age out of foster care each year, and LGBT homeless youth in New York City.  

Embark News Campaign 23


This update includes a Student Shcolarship Opprotunity from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, three stories of students who expereinced homelessness, and an article discussing the benefits of community college.  

Embark News Campaign 22


This update gives highlights of Northeast Regional Network Meeting held 9/30/14.  An article highlighting four student's stories after foster care in higher education is also included.  

Embark News Campaign 21


This update highlights Kennesaw State University's Campus Awareness and Resource Empowerment Center (Care), and discusses an upcoming fudraising reception to benefit students through scholarships and service, as well as bringing awareness to the plight of homelessness on the campus community.

Embark News Campaign 20


This update includes information on the first Northeast Georgia Regional Meeting.  Also included is a highlight of The Homestretch documentary and information about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program.  

Embark News Campaign 19


This update includes information about The First Embark Northeast Georgia Regional Meeting, information about "Compassionate Communication" webinar by Dr. Timothy Huffman, and an article story of Kamaria DeLaForce from Oconee County - a first-year student studying business and computer science after dealing with homelessness throughout her youth.

Embark News Campaign 18


This update includes information and dates for upcoming Embark Regional Meetings, spotlight on Corey Hindman's work at the University of West Georgia with foster care youth, resources and information on The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual report.  

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