OUR STORY

 

MISSION

Our Mission is to improve the quality of life for homeless and foster involved students through educational attainment.

 

VISION

Our Vision is that foster and homeless students receive the best education and is fully equipped to THRIVE in college, career, and in life.

 

IMPACT

Children enter the foster care system because of abuse or neglect. No child chooses this life. There are no aspirational differences between youth in foster care and their non-foster peers. Children in foster care aspire to attend college, have a career, and a happy life. However, due to the absence of consistent parental engagement, children in foster care are often forced to figure out life alone. Here’s what this looks like:

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ABOUT SHANTÉ

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Shanté Elliott

TasselTurn Founder

Shanté is a fierce champion for youth in foster care. As a former leader in higher education administration and the nonprofit sector, she has implemented programs to support and advocate for the rights of children in foster care at various levels

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