Turning Dreams into Degrees Intervention Evaluation, Executive Summary & Report

John Burton Advocates for Youth, in partnership with Unite-LA, and with input from Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), developed a curriculum for resource parents to increase the probability of youth in foster care attending college.JBAY partnered with FKCE to deliver the curriculum in English and Spanish at local community colleges throughout Los Angeles County.

Between August 2019 and February 2020, an independent evaluation was conducted during which resource parents and teachers from 14 FKCE classes completed surveys about their experiences, and additional teachers participated in a focus group.

August 2020