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Foster Care Awareness Week

May 9

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One event on 10 May 2022 at 2:30 pm

One event on 11 May 2022 at 11:30 am

Foster Care Awareness Week flyer

Join us for a week of activities to support current and former foster youth attending Cypress College.

  • Monday, May 9 – Friday, May 13
    Lawn signs in Gateway Plaza
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2:30–4:30 p.m., CCCPLX-414
    Dr. Sharrica Miller: From Foster Care to Ph.D.
    Hors d’oeuvres / Foster Youth Meet and Greet
    Dr. Sharrica Miller is a dynamic speaker and has experienced 12 years of her childhood in foster care. Among her many accomplishments, she earned her Ph.D. in Nursing from UCLA and has worked for several hospitals as an RN. She is currently an assistant professor at CSUF. She has earned several awards such as the 2019 Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity award from her campus and has been recognized for her advocacy, leadership, and mentoring efforts to support foster youth and marginalized communities.
  • Wednesday, May 11, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., In front of the pond
    Distribution of Pins/Building the Blue Ribbon

    • Build a Blue Ribbon in honor of Foster Care Awareness Month.
      • Blue piece of material
      • Blue button
      • Blue sticker
      • Blue paper/sticky note
      • Write something meaningful to encourage foster youth attending Cypress College
    • We will be displaying this outside our office, CCCPLX-201 throughout May.

For more information, contact Ashley Berry at aberry@cypresscollege.edu or call (714) 484–7238.

Details

Date:
May 9

Venue

CA 92833 United States + Google Map