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2013 connecting the dots


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2013 Connecting the Dots Conference for Foster Care Youth and Alumni

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2013 connecting the dots

  1. 1. 2013 Connecting the Dots Conference for Teens and Young Adults
  2. 2. Connecting the Dots to YOUR future What matters most is…
  3. 3. Event Sponsors include…
  4. 4. Resume Clinic and Suits for Success…
  5. 5. Director Michael Colbert Champion of Ohio foster care youth
  6. 6. Michael Lehan Video Message Michael Lehan was adopted as a baby, and placed into foster care again when he was 14 years old. He played for the NFL from 2003-2008, first for the Cleveland Browns and then for the Miami Dolphins.
  7. 7. Antwan Turpeau Struggling Youth Equals Successful Adults (SYESA) Antwan Turpeau is a former foster youth and the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Struggling Youth Equals Successful Adults, an organization that helps youth "aging out" of foster care. One of their initiatives is Success by 25, which focuses on supporting youth success in the following areas: Education, Employment, Financial, Personal, and Sustainable Housing.
  8. 8. Tei Street The Amazing Tei Street The Amazing Tei Street, a national motivational speaker with StreetTalk: Motivational Messaging for the Masses. She serves as Program Director for the Office of Outreach and Engagement at the Ohio State University, and Secretary of the Board of Trustees for I Know I Can.
  9. 9. Youth Fashion Show Making Something From Nothing Creativity Determination Making the most of every opportunity
  10. 10. Raffle Prizes Provided By…