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In Honor of Black History Month, JIT Joins KUSI to Talk About the Foster Youth Experience

Feb 05, 2021 | IN THE NEWS, YOUTH STORIES

In honor of Black History Month, JIT Chief Empowerment Officer, Don Wells, was joined on-air by participant Sandra Aaliyah Harness on KUSI’s Good Evening San Diego. Together, they shared perspectives on the foster youth experience, resilience, and how Just in Time is addressing the challenges faced by youth exiting the foster care system.

https://www.kusi.com/celebrating-black-history-month-with-just-in-time-for-foster-youth/ 

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