Our Girls Our Communities: The Effects on Black Girls in Foster Care


Foster Parent

DCFS CW Professional

Community Partner

Course length

30 minutes

About the course


Jamerika Haynes, BA

Jamerika Haynes, owner of Clever Jam Communications, leads a discussion on the experiences of black girls in foster care and the challenges they may face. Jamerika provides insight on the topic by sharing the personal challenges she overcame while growing up in foster care. Participants will also hear how her foster family and adoptive family helped her develop into the woman she is today.

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1. Recognize stereotypes that can affect your work with children and families
2. Describe the needs and challenges facing black girls and all adolescents in care
3. Express how you can help children thrive in foster care

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