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Making a difference in Tampa
It’s no surprise that, at AJLI, we often write about innovative programs and initiatives by individual Junior Leagues. We are naturally proud of all of the great things that our…
Are You Ready for the Holidays? (We Are.)
Junior Leagues have, for decades, created and run some amazing projects addressing big problems like childhood obesity, women’s health, illiteracy, alcoholism and foster care. So it’s ironic that many community…
Life Unexpected: Aging Out of Fostercare
When Life Unexpected debuted on The CW in mid-January, network TV had its first drama about an American teenager trapped in foster care. Desperate to leave a life of bouncing from one set of foster parents to another, 15-year-old Lux, played by rising young star Brittany Robertson (Cara Burns in Dan In Real Life, Samantha in Swingtown, and Trixie Stone in The Tenth Circle), reunites with her birth parents.
Too bad things aren’t always that easy for many foster kids.