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Embark News Campaign 17


This update highlights the work of Carla Jester at Albany Technical College,  information from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, and an interesting idea to help disconnected youth keep up with vital information.

Embark News Campaign 16


This update includes the list of Designated Points of Contact for the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, a webinar announcement for "The Ins and Outs of Adolescent Brain Development, and two recent articles regarding foster/homeless youth and post-secondary experiences.

Embark News Campaign 15 (part 2)


This update has links to a webinar opportunity "The Power of Peer Groups and Posses in College Success," a video about a homeless youth beating the odds and graduating at the top of his class,  and highlights from Fostering Success Michigan's 3rd Annual Summit.  

Embark News Campaign 15


This update has liks to an article "Who Gets to Graduate," information from NAEHCY on the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Care Youth Act, news from Florida's REACH program, and a report from Child Trends on Social Indicators Predicting Post-Secondary Success.

Embark News Campaign 14


This update includes announcements and updates about Embark, a webinar opportunity "College Students from Foster Care: is There a Gap Between Academic Aspirations and College Readiness," a podcast "How to apply for NAEHCY's LeTendre Scholarship Program, and California College Pathways' Training Manual for Higher Education Faculty/Staff.

Embark News Campaign 13


This update provides links to articles and resources such as "Foster Care Youth Transitions: A study of California foster youth," highlights from the 2013 National Convening on Foster Youth and Higher Education, legislative changes in California regarding priority registration measures, and a link to an article on Melissa Carter's lecture at the University of Georgia.

Embark News Campaign 12


This update gives information about two up-coming webinars: "Salient Factors Related to Post-Secondary Retention and the Value of a College Degree for Foster Care Alumni," and "Information is Power: Using Data to Inform Campus Support Program Design."

Embark News Campaign 11


This update highlights the "Transitioning out of Foster Care" video from the DFCS Teens R 4 Me Conference

Embark News Campaign 10


This update highlights how Embark can help to serve institutions and organizations, provides a link to an "Information Cheat Sheet," and gives a reminder of Melissa Carter's lecture at UGA.

Embark News Campaign 9


This update provdes information about a new scholarship for homeless youth from Kennesaw State University, and annouces that Embark will deliver breakout sessions at the College Connections for Student Success Conference.

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
– a public service and outreach unit of the University of Georgia – is dedicated to strengthening communities, organizations, and individuals through leadership development, training, and education.

EMBARK is located at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.
David Meyers and Lori Tiller are the network directors. Our offices are located at 

1240 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30605

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