In the 1920s, a group of Colorado Springs women citizens recognized the needs of children affected by the global pandemic caused by a tiny bacterium that was then barely understood: Tuberculosis. These women saw that access to nutrition that would help children who contracted Tuberculosis heal was severely limited. Therefore, they sponsored five beds, that […]
Under our focus area of “Fostering Change,” the goal of the JLCS is to provide life skills assistance and mentorship to help guide foster care teens in the successful transition from the foster system to independent living and to avoid homelessness and prevent domestic violence and human trafficking.
The JLCS’ inaugural gala to raise awareness of the issues children aging out of the foster care system can face, with the hopes to prevent them from falling into the trap of homelessness or human trafficking.