Sunday, December 3, 2017
Remembering Charlotte Osterman
Charlotte Ostermann is gone, but she will never be forgotten.
It is because of Charlotte, that an ad hoc committee began meeting in April 2008, in order to empower the voices of foster care alumni as trainers for the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program. Charlotte's sweet and gracious spirit is matched by a stubborn determination.
She never gave up, and it is because of her that several foster care alumni involved in ACTION Ohio are OCWTP trainers today.
The seeds that Charlotte planted are why foster care alumni have been empowered to help write the training curriculum for the Bridges program. She always saw the value of foster care youth and alumni voice.