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Beyond Emancipation

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Beyond Emancipation's mission is to help current and former foster and probation youth make successful transitions into adulthood and independence.

Validators

Kamela Kamela
My job title is Community Housing Coordinator. My work involves intensive case management with current, former and emancipated foster youth which includes employment and education, mental health referrals, and permanency planning. What I like about my job is that I can see young women and men… More
DeShauna DeShauna
My job title is Transition Services Division Manager. My work involves supervising a staff that managing a caseload of individuals that have emancipated from the foster care system. Our transition division not only grants them with temporary section 8 vouchers, provide case management and 1-on-1… More
Tempest Tempest
My job title is Transition Specialist. My work involves managing a caseload of individuals that have emancipated from the foster care system. Our transition division not only grants them with temporary section 8 vouchers, provide case management and 1-on-1 coaching, but also assists our clients… More

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$390of $390

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10 supporters
Funded on 1/7/2014

Princess from Oakland, CA

I’m a mother, student & former foster youth. I need a laptop to study at home with my children

Currently, I have to use the library computers to study, which is difficult with my two small children. A laptop will allow me to study anywhere. More

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

$280of $280

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5 supporters
Funded on 12/20/2013

Tender from Oakland, CA

I’m a formerly homeless mother of two small children who need warm clothes for winter

We lost a lot of our clothes and belongings while homeless. I’m hoping to keep my children warm and healthy during the winter. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$700of $450

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11 supporters
Funded on 1/31/2014

Dominique from Oakland, CA

I am a mother & a student & am legally blind. I need contact lenses that will help me read & focus.

My goal is to become a Juvenile Probation Officer in order to make a better life for my four children. Lenses can help my Keratoconus. More

Validated by Erica from Beyond Emancipation

$390of $390

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4 supporters
Funded on 1/28/2014

Latrenda from Oakland, CA

I’m a single mom & former foster youth & I need a laptop to pursue my goal of being a neonatal nurse

I’m attending a university now, and caring for my child, so a laptop that allows me to study from home will be a great help. More

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

$640of $390

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19 supporters
Funded on 2/19/2014

Supermom from Oakland, CA

I’m a hard-working mom but my kids & I need shoes & I need professional clothes to succeed at work

Currently I have to borrow work boots so that I have appropriate attire. My kids also each only have one pair of shoes. We just need some basics. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$640of $670

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15 supporters
Funded on 3/17/2014

Nichole from Oakland, CA

I’m a former foster youth & I need car repairs to get to work & school

I’m a student in San Francisco and in transitional housing in the East Bay. I need new brakes and alignment to make the commute safely. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$255of $255

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4 supporters
Funded on 4/19/2014

Alexander from Oakland, CA

Lack of education has held me back. I need to study & get my GED for a better future.

My goal is to get a good job that can sustain my bills and housing. First, I need to raise the fees for the GED course and exams. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$420of $420

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9 supporters
Funded on 6/10/2014

Princess Taujuri from Oakland, CA

My baby and I need clothing to stay healthy and thrive as we develop independence

I live in transitional housing with my 5-month old. I need clothing for her as she grows and work attire for myself to get a good job to support us. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$335of $335

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6 supporters
Funded on 6/5/2014

CJ from Oakland, CA

I'm a former foster youth, making my own way. A computer will help with my education.

I need a laptop so that I can have immediate access to a computer instead of going to the library. I will also be enrolling into school for the Fall. More

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

$450of $400

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21 supporters
Funded on 2/27/2014

Vincianna from Oakland, CA

I’m a former foster youth and a mother. I need a laptop to succeed in school.

Taking care of my two small children inspires me to push harder. I want to be able to study at home with my children. More

Validated by DeShauna from Beyond Emancipation

$450of $450

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6 supporters
Funded on 1/12/2016

Angel from Oakland, CA

My kids & I need a fresh start! Basics for our move will help us build a better life.

I need some basic items to keep my family stable as we move to Texas: a gas card, bedding sets for my sons and professional clothes for my interviews. More

Validated by Kamela from Beyond Emancipation

$380of $360

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8 supporters
Funded on 5/7/2016

Jazz from Oakland, CA

Studying business while working part-time. A laptop will enable me to graduate!

Balancing school and work is next to impossible without a laptop at home to complete my assignments. More

Validated by Tempest from Beyond Emancipation

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