Foster Home Influence, P A R T / / T w o

In my last post, the reflections of my perspective being a foster youth showed examples of my own personal experiences dealing with high risk issues in foster care consisting of; mental health guidance, education and lack of family/additional support and genuine guidance. Entering foster care can be traumatic in some circumstances, mine was somewhat traumatic. […]

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Entering the Alabama Foster System 

Leaving Petaluma, California to be taken away from my home and my family, living with individuals who owned a honeybee business in Ranchester, Wyoming. Initially, using me for child labor while working, until I came home from school going straight to work for the honey bee business and a nanny for their first grandson, before […]

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A Powerful Voice For Foster Youth

Hi! Welcome! My name is Melani, I’m a wife, mother and full time advocate for Foster Care Reform. I’m originally from Petaluma, California now residing in Southern Alabama due to entering the Foster System and being a survivor of Child Trafficking. My goal is to shine the light, spread awareness and to bestow the right […]

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