College Within Reach

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

 Join Us at Our College Preparatory Fair!
United Friends of the Children and USC School of Social Work are thrilled to invite you to our 18th annual College Within Reach!  Open to students in grades 6-12 living in foster care or emancipated foster youth, as well as caregivers and social workers.


Join us for a day of workshops, speakers, food and fun!


Youth & Caregivers, CLICK HERE to register to join us on October 28th!

Interested in Volunteering? CLICK HERE to register for more information!

“I never thought I would go to college. I’m the first in my family to go and thanks to this event I was exposed to workshops and activities to help get me on track. And I got to learn all about the college admissions process and meet reps from different schools.”

-Andre R., College Within Reach attendee


  • 8:30am – 2:30pm
  • Alumni Park, University of Southern California (USC)
  • For all current and former Los Angeles County foster youth grades 6-12, caregivers and service providers
  • Interactive workshops, motivational speakers, raffle prizes
  • Lunch provided at Lunch Fair with representatives from charter and private schools, 2– and 4–year colleges, resource agencies, and companies








Past Events
UFC Holds College Within Reach for 600 Foster Youth
LA foster youth came together for our 16th Annual College Within Reach event at USC to learn how to start and stay on the path to graduating from high school and going on to earn their degree.
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