Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2005
    This description of Lynn Price's work was prepared when Lynn Price was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2005.
    Introduction
    When children are removed from fractured families and sent into foster care, siblings are often separated and lose touch with each other. Lynn Price is reuniting siblings, nurturing their relationships, and changing the way siblings are supported by foster and adoptive parents, the child welfare system, and communities.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

    Updates

    In 2015, Camp To Belong is celebrating 20 years! Over 9,000 siblings separated through foster, adoptive or kinship care have been reunited at CTB summer camps and year-round programs. The Camp model is represented through Member Camps in over 10 states and Australia with more planned. Not only do siblings create memories and build confidence, the significance of the sibling bond now has greater impact in legislation, family recruitment and best practice in child welfare. [ed. note: Lynn is also featured in Ashoka Fellow Ken Banks' 2013 book, The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator]

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