Remember when your university dorms would close the day after finals? The packing, all night studying, and then the long drive home the next day is a common student ritual. Having a place to go home to is something a lot of us take for granted — foster kids who have aged out of the system typically don’t have anywhere to go.
Thanksgiving, winter break, spring break — these are all times students are usually kicked out of the dorms. San Francisco State University (SFSU) has changed that. They now provide year-round housing for enrolled students who have come out of the child welfare system. You can read more here at the Chronical of Social Change. Next time you’re in contact with your college or university alma mater, make sure to encourage them to do the same!
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