Join Fostering Change on June 22nd from 5-8pm 2021, for the second annual youth panel and virtual screening of the documentary 19 and Homeless by Brighter Future Films.
This documentary captures two years in the lives of a group of former foster youth as they age out of care and transition into adulthood. Join the courageous journeys of the youth as the film captures navigation of challenges, barriers, trauma, and well as their moments of joy along the moments leading up to and including leaving government care.
- We know in BC and also nationally 70% of the general population support their youth past the age of majority, and in many cases until the age of 27.
- Youth are on a clock, and time runs once they reach 19. We have the power to remind governments of their parental duty to support youth based on readiness, not age.
- Youth should have the opportunity to thrive, not just survive. So even if a youth ages out of formal government care, they should never age out of support.
Fostering Change hosts the panel where youth will speak to their lived experiences of government care and homelessness, they will also share from that lens ways that you can be a part of the solution to ending youth homelessness.
Brighter Future Films has provided the link to the screening, it will be provided to you free of charge after the panel.
Become apart of the 79% of British Columbian's who believe in extending post majority support for all youth from care, not just a few.