Where youth in foster care discover their greatness and build life long connections


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For 19 years, Peace4Kids has built a community where youth in foster care
discover a shared cultural experience.

The Peace4Kids vision of "Community as Family" provides consistency, stability, and trust. With participants ranging in age from 4 years old through adulthood, Peace4Kids is uniquely positioned to provide valuable insight of individual resilience and health within a safe community. Read more... 

 

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Foster Support
Foster Community
Donate Today Volunteer

We can't do it without YOU! Support 100% free programming for South Los Angeles youth in foster care by making your gift today.

Join the Family! Through our programs and training, volunteers develop the skills and knowledge that support foster youth success. 


Every child deserves a supportive community that nurtures their gifts

At Peace4Kids, our vision of "Community As Family" provides consistency, stability and trust - so that youth in care reach their highest potential

 

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Foster Trust
 Foster Strength
Community as Family
Super Powers

By earning youth trust, we overcome one of the key obstacles that "the system" faces when addressing disparities.  Read more...

 Are Super Heroes real? Learn what Superman, Batman and Spiderman have in common with youth in foster care. Read more...


Foster Youth face challenging odds

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ON AVERAGE, FOSTER YOUTH WILL MOVE 7 TIMES DURING PLACEMENT

1 in 5 WILL BE HOMELESS UPON EXITING CARE
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 1 in 4 FOSTER CARE ALUMNI EXPERIENCE PTSD  

NEARLY 50% of YOUTH EXITING CARE WILL NOT HAVE FINISHED HIGH SCHOOL

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    SPOILER ALERT The Guardians of the Galaxy (GotG) are a band of outcasts in a constant state of transition. Moving galaxy to galaxy, they search for the main character, Star-Lord’s, father. They embrace their mobility and are forced to adapt to their new surroundings. The Guardians all share a history of isolation and abandonment and have an unspoken language that binds them together. The understanding that they've walked the same path provides a familiar, non-judgmental space where they can let their guard down and embrace their heritage. One of my favorite lines from the film says it best, "You can fool yourself and everyone else, but you can’t fool me. I know who you are.” 
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