"For me, motivation is a person who has the capability to recruit the resources he needs to achieve a goal." Arsene Wenger
We work with groups of current foster youth to provide them with the skills and resources they need to navigate independence once they age out of the system. Our transition program includes an in-depth curriculum that covers topics ranging from housing and education to relationships and self-care.
Throughout the 8 week program, the young adults participate in small group discussions with their peers, have one on one meetings with Stepping Forward LA staff to discuss their goals and come up with a plan to achieve them, and attend large panel discussions where they can hear from people who were in their shoes not long ago.
“There are wonderful people that keep me focused on my goals and help me to achieve them.” 23-year-old female