How a Georgia Group Is Helping Foster Teens Take Back Their Lives.
Published: December 14, 2013
A program to assist foster youth in Georgia is highlighted. The Orange Duffel Bag Initiative provides youth with certified life and executive coaches for 12 weeks to help them confront their traumas and develop life plans. Youth are rewarded for finishing the program with a laptop computer in an orange duffel bag.
foster adolescents; education; academic achievement; independent living skills; promising practices; Georgia