Hello everyone, I’m Santos Amigon and I live in Los Angeles CA. I am currently working as a general floorman for California Amforge Corporation and attending New Beginnings Church Ministry. My goal is to become a Youth Guidance Counselor. Specifically for at-risk youth in the juvenile justice and foster care system. The reason being because sometimes all youth need is someone to talk to even someone who just listens.
I joined the CARES project because I believe that child welfare systems need to be more supportive of older youth who are leaving foster care. Being a former foster youth and juvenile justice youth I know first hand the flaws and cracks of the system. Many youth transitioning out of care are often times ill-equipped to face the challenges the world has and therefore end up either in jail, homeless, or worse, dead. I just want youth to have hope and aspire to chase their dreams.
When I am not at work, you can find me in church or out in my community evangelizing spreading the love of Jesus Christ!
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