Kenisha E. Anthony Entered the Foster Care System When She Was 4 and Aged Out of It. Now She’s Working to Change It.

 
 

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Kenisha E. Anthony Entered the Foster Care System When She Was 4 and Aged Out of It. Now She’s Working to Change It.

May 28, 2021 | by Victoria UwumarogieEssence

Kenisha E. Anthony

A difficult childhood in the foster care system couldn’t hold back Kenisha E. Anthony. She was a first-generation college graduate, received a master’s degree, and became a social worker. She recently wrote a book titled Labeled: Ward of the State, and she advocates for young adults in foster care—even creating a scholarship fund for them. Essence magazine featured an article about Anthony in May, National Foster Care Month, and you can read about her journey here.