Meet the Man Behind America's #1 Source of Foster Care News and Information

Chris Chmielewski is a funny, energetic speaker who focuses on the entrepreneurial skills that one picks up in foster care. Not one to dwell on a bad situation, Chris has developed a unique outlook on what a kid from care can achieve.Chris talks about his early life as a poor kid in the coal region of Pennsylvania and the humorous ways he found to earn money. After spending 5 years in care he was expelled from high school just before graduation when he aged out of foster care. He gives insight into what it took to start a national magazine on his own and the opportunities that have come with the job.The Editor engages audiences with tales of celebrity encounters, near missed deadlines, and other awkward situations, as he continues to find his place among foster care's elite voices. Topics Chris can speak to:

  • Social Entrepreneurialship
  • First hand foster care experience
  • Aging out/Transitioning from care
  • Employment
  • Homelessness
  • Bullying
  • Adoption discovery
  • Current foster care issues
  • Personal mental health issues
  • Personal responsibity
  • And much, much more


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Editor Chris Chmielewski named 2013 Angel in Adoptionby Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute.

Editor Chris Chmielewski named 2013Fostering Success Award Winner by One Simple Wish.