Foster Care Month Events
Learn about LBCC Foster Youth Programs

LBCC Foster Care Program Flyer

May is National Foster Care Month

Housing Resource Panel

May 9, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
PCC Campus

Join representatives from Youth Coordinated Entry System and First Place for Youth to learn about housing resources for current/former foster youth.

“unwritten starts here,” Student Speakers Panel

May 16, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
PCC Campus
EE Quad

Share your story or read about the journeys of your peers who were in foster care. Learn about AB 302 & share your voice.

For more information, please contact Melissa Keith at 562-938-3216 or

How to shop healthy on a budget

May 22, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
PCC Campus

Food insecurity and lack of financial stability are common challenges for current/former foster youth. Join professor Brittany Lomeli to learn how to shop healthy, wise, and on budget!


“Life’s Unwritten Journey,” Student Speakers Panel

May 23, 2019, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
LAC Campus
Building C, Room 124

NextUP & Guardian Scholars Program students will share their stories of strength and resilience.
Learn about LBCC Foster Youth Programs and Guardian Scholars programs.
Food & Drinks Provided!

For more information, please contact Melissa Keith at 562-938-3216 or

Please note for Accommodations: At least 72 hours prior to the event, (562) 938-4558 (voice), (562) 353-4217 (videophone), & // Sign Language Interpreting, please contact Stephanie Bonales at or (562) 938-4918.
Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services, 5 business days prior to the event, please contact HR Analyst: Jaymee Hunt 562-938-4547 | or Sonia Leticia Vélez 562.938.4323 | *requests are based on provider availability*