Foster youths and alumni put on play to share experiences

Former and current foster care youths came together to tell their stories in a play.

News 12 Staff

Jan 28, 2019, 3:44 AM

Updated 1,903 days ago

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Former and current foster care youths came together to tell their stories in a play.
Foster Care Unplugged and Deus Beni worked with 10 Brooklyn children going through the foster care system with a 12-week program incorporating group therapy with acting.
The cast met once a week to discuss their experiences. Those foster care experiences were then compiled into one script to highlight the struggles and strengths from the perspective of those within the system.
The group hopes their performance will show the borough that there is much to be learned from everyone's experience.
The program was funded by the Administration for Children's Services.
The play will be held on Feb. 15 and 16 in downtown Brooklyn.


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