Alexandria Ware

Alexandria Ware is a recently received her Master’s of Science in Human Development and Family Science. Alexandria co-founded Fostering Success, a program that seeks to provide college students in or exiting from the foster care system with resources and skills by providing connections to mentors. Alexandria’s goal is to advocate for those in foster care with the hope of establishing a center where foster youth will have access to tutoring, mentoring and assistance for future college admissions.

Recently Alexandria was selected for an internship with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI). Alexandria was one of 12 young professionals selected to participate in the CCAI’s Foster Youth Internship Program. Through the program, she gained a summer internship with the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means Majority under Chairman Kevin Brady.

Through the CCAI Alexandria was able to write a Congressional Policy Report and Brief Congressional staff members. Alex’s policy report begins on page 47 which is titled Increasing Social Emotional Support for Foster Youth on College Campuses by adding Single Point of Contact Models and Mentors.

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