Courtesy of Jeremiah's Promise
Jeremiah's Promise founder Kim Golter, above, leads a workshop for foster youth graduating from the system and beginning their careers. The nonprofit organization uses a curriculum focused on emotional healing to support achievement in work and education.
• Mission: Jeremiah’s Promise aims to equip transition-age foster youth for a better future. The program lays the groundwork for emotional healing, academic resilience and leadership development as well as career-path competency.
• 2017 update: Jeremiah’s Promise continues to work with local foster youth in workshops and via one-on-one online coaching, and it has expanded its services to teach other foster agencies around the U.S. about its custom-designed online coaching model.