Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2014
This description of Amelia Franck Meyer's work was prepared when Amelia Franck Meyer was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
By developing a more successful and cost-effective model for finding permanent homes for the most-difficult-to-place in care, Amelia Franck Meyer is proving that the key to fixing the U.S. foster care system is to break the cycle of disruption and trauma it too often perpetuates.
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