Rowan Arwood

Rowan Arwood They/Them or She/Her 19 Years Old 2 Years in Wisconsin’s Foster Care System Rowan entered care in the Wisconsin foster care system at the age of 16 and aged out at 18, with six placements within that time. These ranged from kinship to group homes, and rehabilitation centers... Read more

Rebo Olson

Rebo Olson 2 years in Wisconsin Foster Care System 19 years old They/Them Rebo is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. They spent 2 years in kinship care before being placed into a legal guardianship. Though they faced a lot of challenges, they wouldn’t change anything about... Read more

Brandi Beyer

Brandi Beyer 2 years in Winconsin ’s foster care system 19 years old She/Her/Hers Brandi entered the foster care system at 16 but was in kinship/relative care at 13. Brandi was adopted 2 weeks before her 18th birthday. Brandi is an active member of her local state and local youth... Read more

Katie Gordon

7 years in Wisconsin Foster Care System Katie Gordon is a 20-year-old from Wisconsin. She was placed in foster care in August of 2009, when she was eleven years old. Katie was reunified about a month before her eighteenth birthday. Katie experienced two placements while in care. One placement was... Read more