The youth-written stories in Represent give inspiration and information to teens in foster care while offering staff insight into those teens’ struggles.

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Family Court (3 found)
Note: These stories are from Represent and its sister publication, YCteen, which is written by New York City public high school students.
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V.N. pinpoints five big problems she experienced in foster care. For each one, she offers suggestions for system change and suggestions for things youth can do. (full text)
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The writer goes to family court numerous times for hearings on her sexual abuse case, but is never allowed to speak in court. (full text)
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Alene describes the chaos of the waiting room at family court. Parents and children argue, and the waits are endless. (full text)

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