#4 – Foster Care: Aged Out Youth

With only a trash bag of belongings, where do aged out (foster care) youth go? Who is looking for them? As young adults, why are they so easily preyed upon? Who’s looking out for this group? Cortney Jones, Founder & Executive Director of Change 1, a community-based organization that collaborates with local agencies and individuals dedicated to foster care alumni success, will be in the studio sharing the realities this forgotten age group faces and how we can prevent them from being trafficked.
  • Antoinette VillarrealHost

    For over a decade, Antoinette has been fighting to eradicate human trafficking locally, nationally & internationally. As a personal development coach, she works side by ...

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  • Cortney Jones Guest

    Cortney Jones of Austin is the Founder and Executive Director of Change 1, a community-based organization that collaborates with local agencies and individuals dedicated to foster care alumni success. In addition, she is a motivational speaker and previously worked for Child Protective Services. She is a member of the Child Welfare Race Equity Collaborative Advisory Committee and the Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Public Policy and Communications committees. She is a former board member of Adoption Knowledge Affiliates and Head Start Child Inc. and a former member of the Supreme Court of Texas Children’s Commission Foster Care School Discipline Committee. She previously served on the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council, and served as a field instructor with the University of Texas’ School of Social Work. Cortney received a Bachelor in Social Work from Texas A&M University-Commerce and a Master in Social Work from Texas State University.

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Human Trafficking expert and social justice advocate, Antoinette Villarreal, exposes the brutal world of human trafficking, sexual predators, and pedophilia. Antoinette lobbies to change the human trafficking laws and provides outlets for survivors who have ...
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