Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Empowering African American Youth Who Live in Foster Care: A Grant Proposal
by Jackson, LaTasha Irene, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2017, 54; 10262633
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this project was to write a grant proposal to develop and secure funding for a mentoring program for African American youth between the ages of 13 to 18. The host agency is the Dangerfield Institute of Urban Problems Group Home located in Los Angeles, California.

The goal of the project is to implement a program that introduces African American youth to positive adult role models with the intent to secure a lasting relationship as the youth transition into adulthood. Another goal of the program is to provide the youth with the tools to explore self-development. After reviewing the funding options, the Weingart Foundation was selected as the best fit for the goals and objectives of the proposed project.

The actual submission of this grant was not a requirement for the successful completion of this project.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Ranney, Molly
Commitee: Campbell, Venetta, Mayers Pasztor, Eileen
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Social Work, School of
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 56/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: African American Studies, Social psychology, Social work, Sociology
Keywords: African American females, African American youth, Child welfare, Foster care, Foster youth, Mentorship program
Publication Number: 10262633
ISBN: 978-1-369-86170-9
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