23,000 KIDS AGE-OUT OF
THE U.S. FOSTER CARE
SYSTEM EVERY YEAR
Over 20% Will Become Homeless
Under 60% Will Graduate From High School
71% Of Young Women Will Be Pregnant By Age 21
25% Will Be Involved In The Justice System Within 2 Years Of Leaving Foster Care
Under 3% Will Earn A College Degree
50% Are Unemployed By The Age Of 21.
60% of sex trafficked youth were from foster care. Source FBI raids 2013.
Lifetime Cost Of The Cohort That Ages Out Each Year
(Jim Casey, The Business Case for Investing in Youth Aging Out, 2013)
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