Most foster youth don’t earn bachelor’s degrees. Seth Morones-Ramírez and The Field Center want to change that

Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow Seth Morones-Ramírez is featured by Generocity for his work with Penn's Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice, & Research.

Less than 10 percent of former foster youth earn a bachelor’s degree. There’s clearly a disconnect between what happens at the start of college and where foster youth end up. The Field Center is racing to fill that gap by deriving lessons from national research and its local Foster Care to College program. Seth Morones-Ramírez, a new Stoneleigh Fellow at the Field Center, has taken on the mission of bringing the center’s work statewide. Not only will he be involved in launching two new cohorts of university programs across Pennsylvania, he’ll also be growing the directory of college support services to the state level.

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