23,000 KIDS AGE-OUT OF
THE U.S. FOSTER  CARE
SYSTEM EVERY YEAR

Facts

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.

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.

$6.9 Billion
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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