“Strengths and Challenges of Teens in the Foster Care System”

January 19th, the 3rd Thursday — Stasia Milligan, Child Welfare Director at Family Service and Children’s Aid, and a panel of foster parents, youth in foster care and case managers, will discuss the reality of what teens in foster care face, and what the community could do to make things better. JXN Community Forums…are free and open programs to encourage dialogue about the challenging issues of our day. The series is sponsored by the Universalist Unitarian Church of East Liberty and the Jackson District Library. All forums are held at the JDL, 244 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, MI and they are usually on the third Thursdays at 6:30-8:30 pm. Childcare may be available for a modest donation. Call Debby Sears at the library at 517-788-4087 ext. 234 for more information or see the JDL website at www.myjdl.com