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Sacramento Churches Join Together at Faith Fair to Support Area Foster Youth

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2008-06-08 07:13:28     
Casey Family Programs

Over 20 churches join with foster care advocates bringing critical resources to Sacramento area foster youth and families. Tomorrow, Casey Family Programs, Sacramento County Child Protective Services, Sacramento Valley Region Care Coalition and other foster care advocates present the Faith Fair. The program brings resources from local organizations and area churches together in one place to highlight services available to foster youth.

Community leaders and youth will come together to help strengthen community participation and access to local resources. In addition to educational workshops for youth and adults, the day includes 3-on-3 basketball games, a raffle for an IPod, bicycles, and gas cards.

WHO: Pastor Lamont Harris, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Samuel Gordon, Capital Christian Center

Alicia Blanco, Sacramento County Child Protective Services

Michael Carrington, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

DeWayne Norris, Systems Improvement Analyst, Casey Family Programs

Kim Pearson, Division Manager, Child Protective Services

Chaplain Dan Thompson, Sacramento County Probation Department

WHAT: Casey Family Programs, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Sacramento County Child Protective Services, Sacramento Valley Region Care Coalition and other foster care advocates come together for The Faith Fair to help strengthen community participation in and access to local resources.

WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 2008--11a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: Dr. Ephraim Williams -- Family Life Center

3996 14th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95820

Specialized in: Foster Care - Family Foster Care - Foster Parents - Foster Children - Foster Kids - Social Workers - Foster Parent - Social Worker - Foster Home Recruitment - Casey Family Programs - Child Welfare - Kinship Care - Adoption - Guardianship
URL: http://www.casey.org
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