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Stories from the Frontline Hosts Awe-Inspiring Event for Unhoused Students & Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care

“A Place Referred to as Dwelling” Writer David Ambroz Headlines the Night,
Actor Shanola Hampton to Emcee

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, October 30, 2023 / — Stories from the Frontline, a Los Angeles-based housing advocacy initiative, presents Options for Unhoused Faculty Students and Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care, a neighborhood occasion held on November 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the historic Ebell of Los Angeles.

This shall be an entertaining however transferring night sharing harrowing and awe-inspiring, harrowing true tales of resilience by younger adults who’ve aged out of foster care and have efficiently overcome homelessness, together with best-selling writer and youngster welfare advocate David Ambroz.

In his memoir “A Place Referred to as Dwelling,” Ambroz provides a gut-wrenching private account of his adolescence dwelling in poverty and being homeless. Regardless of unimaginable setbacks, he persevered, and due to a life-changing scholarship to Vassar Faculty, Ambroz dramatically adjustments his circumstances. Ambroz has been acknowledged by President Obama as an American Champion of Change for his youngster welfare advocacy. At this time, he leads Exterior Affairs Coverage at Amazon.

The night shall be emceed by actor, producer, director and activist Shanola Hampton, who will lead thought-provoking discussions with:

• Housing innovator Sam Prater, founder of LA Room & Board, who has single-handedly created 160 models of housing for unhoused neighborhood faculty and college college students, and is now a number one voice advancing housing options in Los Angeles.

• Group leaders at Sunnyside 5, who will announce a brand new housing challenge to uplift unhoused faculty college students dwelling in South Central Los Angeles.

• First individual testimonies from faculty college students who had been previously unhoused and had struggled to remain at school in consequence, and the way steady housing and social helps are making all the distinction.

The occasion will assist to advance an essential dialog and tangible options to uplift younger people who find themselves growing old out of foster care and who’re struggling to search out steady housing whereas attending faculty. When younger adults age out of the foster care system, they’re confronted with the overwhelming challenges dwelling on their very own: discovering crucial social companies, enrolling in faculty, and looking out for employment to assist themselves. With acceptable assist these younger adults usually tend to full faculty, a crucial step in reaching success.

Common admission tickets are $15 and $10 for Ebell members. To buy tickets go to

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Particular due to occasion sponsors: John and Marilyn Wells Household Basis, CSH Converse Up!, Change for Steadiness, Metropolis Nationwide Financial institution, Goldie’s Youth Sports activities, and Singer Burke.

Stories from the Frontline works to elevate up voices of lived homeless expertise to assist us higher perceive homelessness. We function housing options at work in our native communities. housing advocacy initiative of the John and Marilyn Wells Household Basis, SFTF is a storytelling platform that amplifies actual life experiences from previously homeless individuals, particularly for youth who’ve, against-all-odds, enrolled in faculty and are working towards a level and a profession. By means of consciousness and coalition constructing, the group promotes modern housing options and galvanizes native residents to develop into concerned and be half of the answer.

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