Our guest this evening is SHARIF GRIGGS, a youth advocate with You Gotta Believe’s Nobody Ages Out Youth Initiative. Sharif spent a significant portion of his childhood in the NYC foster care – having been adopted as a toddler and subsequently re-placed back into the system as an early teen, residing in a residential school until he was 18. Sharif shares bits of his life story with us and talks about how that has helped prepared him in his current role as a Youth Advocate working with both young people still in care and the prospective parents that come forward to adopt them. Pat O’Brien and Chester Jackson host Play Radio Show Here
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