This annual trip is designed to provide foster care youth and alumni with opportunities to further their leadership development.
After participating in DC-based training and preparation, participants share their expertise and insights to educate for positive change.
Through various meetings with state and federal legislators, participants learn about our nation’s policy and legislative processes and how these processes impact issues that affect them.
- Sunday: Travel to DC and evening team-building activities
- Monday: Training Day and meeting with HUD
- Tuesday: Hill Visits
- Wednesday: Hill Visits
- Thursday: Sightseeing and journey home
In 2019, Ohio partnered with other states. Our trip included meeting with HUD Secretary Ben Carson and hosting a federal briefing on “Time to End the Foster Care to Homeless Pipeline: Solutions to Improve Outcomes.”
Learn more about our previous trips:
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