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Sunday, December 9, 2012

Connecting the Dots Conference featured in Foster Focus Magazine

Owned and edited by a former foster youth, Foster Focus is the nation's only monthly magazine dedicated to the foster care industry and community.

The Ohio chapter of Foster Care Alumni of America greatly appreciates Chris Chemielski's willingness to travel six hours away from his home, to support Ohio's 2012 Connecting the Dots Conference. We also appreciate him sharing about the conference in the November issue of Foster Focus Magazine.


To quote from Chemielski's article:     

"Before I delve into the details of the event, let me make note of the coordinators of the conference. Lisa Dickson is a former foster youth turned pit bull foster care advocate, and Doris Edelmann is a German-born transplant, with a passion for helping kids...

"This particular conference focused entirely on the Ohio foster youth population. Innovative activities included a Suits for Success room, where youth were able to choose (free) business attire...


"The Keynote Speaker was Archie Griffin, an Ohio native and college football's only two-time Heisman trophy winner..."



"Other highlights included a Resume Clinic, during which youth had one-on-one sessions...



To learn more about the 2012 Connecting the Dots Conference, please visit:  http://fosterconnection.wikispaces.com

To learn more about Chris Chemielski and Foster Focus Magazine, please visit: http://www.fosterfocusmag.com


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