Tag: life skill development

Onward and Upward!

Celebrating Our Youth’s Successes
by
Marie Hughes, FCNI Education Support Services Manager
June, 15, 2017 -

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” –Malcom X

This quote comes to mind as I think about all of the amazing young people I have the privilege to see move forward with their educational and career goals. Whether it is the elementary student who is connected with a perfect tutor to help them catch up with their peers, a high school senior who learns they have been accepted to all of the universities they applied to, or it's the new college graduate who lands the job of their dreams! Each one of the students we serve overcome many obstacles to reach their goals!

Taking Flight

Youth in Successful Transition
by
Jim Roberts
June, 1, 2015 -

C.S. Lewis wrote, “It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.” What a great metaphor for the process of guiding any youth, but especially foster youth, to successfully take flight as an adult.

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