College Hosts ‘Aging Out Day’ for Foster Care Youth March 16

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Atlantic Cape President Dr. Peter L. Mora with Honorable Judge Julio Mendez, at “Aging Out Day,” March 16.

Atlantic Cape hosted a conference, “Aging Out Day,” for youth aging out of the foster system in Atlantic and Cape May counties,  March 16.

Participants heard from a panel of experts on reasons to stay in foster care, met with community organizations that provide assistance, and received information on Atlantic Cape’s programs and financial aid. Representatives from Stockton University, Job Corps, Cross Roads, and Rutgers University Child Advocacy Center Office of Adolescent Services also spoke to attendants during workshops.

Atlantic Cape President Dr. Peter L. Mora and Honorable Judge Julio Mendez welcomed the group, and representatives from various college programs were on hand to provide information throughout the day.

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