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New COVID-19 Support Counselor

With generous support from the LA County Office of Education, UFC has hired a new COVID-19 Support College Counselor to provide intensive support to youth struggling with learning loss, academic performance, and social and emotional wellness. As reported last spring, foster youth ...

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Thursday, October 15th, 2020 By UFC

Stephanie Striegel is a veteran in film and television development and production.  She has a deep understanding of story-telling across multiple platforms and has worked tirelessly to raise funds for independent filmmaking.  Three years ago she had the life-changing opportunity to be a foster parent and through that experience her connection to foster youth blossomed.  …

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 By UFC
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 By UFC
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 By UFC
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 By UFC
Thursday, June 6th, 2019 By UFC

Matt is the Chief Executive Officer at United Friends of the Children, one of the most successful and admired organizations serving foster youth in Los Angeles. For over forty years, United Friends has helped thousands of youth imagine and actualize independent and fulfilling futures through its housing and education programs.  Looking forward, Matt is charged …

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 By UFC
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 By UFC

Jasmine Avilez joined United Friends of the Children in 2018 and became the Director of Housing in 2020. She oversees Pathways housing program direct practice work and property management. Previously, she held the positions of Community Manager (supporting East and South Los Angeles program residents and advocacy counselors) and Impact Manager (supporting intake, aftercare services …

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 By UFC
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 By UFC