Announcement

AOI Has Compiled Statistics about Aging Out

After looking around the Internet for statistics regarding aging out of foster care, I realized that it is very difficult! You find statistics that vary widely from site to site, and many sites do not cite the sources where they are getting their numbers. I realized that it would be very helpful if someone would compile the key statistics that…
Lynn Tonini
11/22/2017
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Where are the Aging Out Positive Deviants?

To explain the concept of Positive Deviance, let me tell you a story. In the 1990’s, a man named Jerry Sternin went to Vietnam as part of the Save the Children group in order to solve the problem of malnutrition in the country’s small and very poor villages. The Vietnamese government gave the group just six months to get results. Facing…
Lynn Tonini
09/14/2017