Scholars like Ali show how to ‘defy the odds’
When Ali graduated from college this year, she decorated her cap with a special message. “I chose to put ‘defying the odds’ on my graduation cap because statistically, I shouldn’t have even gone to college, let alone graduate,” Ali said. “But I did both!”
Turning Points LifeSet helps Jamyra Achieve Her Goals
Jamyra was on her way to becoming just another negative statistic — a former foster child who failed to become an independent adult. But, just when the young woman needed help most, Turning Points for Children partnered with Youth Villages to bring LifeSet to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Julia beats the odds
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults, or 18% of the population, age 18 and older. Julia is a 19 year old in our LifeSet program who has struggled with anxiety her entire life.
Steven Tyler’s 4th Annual Grammy Awards® Viewing Party Benefiting Janie’s Fund Raises Record-Breaking $4.6 Million
Last night, music legend and humanitarian Steven Tyler hosted the 4th Annual GRAMMY Awards® Viewing Party benefitting Janie’s Fund, presented by Live Nation.
Finding My North Star: My journey from foster care to success
When things get hard, many of us turn to the closest things to help us escape. I was lucky. The closest things to me were books, and I read every single book I could get my hands on, cover to cover.
Pastry and Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund launch movement to empower girls
Atlanta-based dance shoe company, Pastry, announced it is ‘stepping up’ and joining in the fight with Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund to support girls and young women that have experienced the trauma of abuse and neglect.
Hope in the Middle of Despair
An Open Letter to my Brothers and Sisters the World Over: My one birthday wish for today…a gift of healing for the world. My heart is broken… I don’t know how else to say it. Never in my lifetime have we, as one race (the human race), faced such challenges as we do...
Artist creates special gifts for Janie’s House girls
Every girl who completes her program at Janie’s House in Georgia receives a special gift. It is a framed Madagascar Sunset – a butterfly with all the colors of the rainbow. The artwork is meant to help the girls reflect on their own metamorphosis – from the pain of...
“I Am Janie”
On April 2nd, Janie’s Fund launched the I Am Janie campaign in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month. With the participation of influencers like Jane Lynch, Terry Crews, Rumer Willis, Derek Hough, and Mia and Chelsea Tyler, the campaign has brought...
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