Defying the Odds
After growing up and aging out of the foster care system, Cordelia would like to instill hope and motivate others who are facing similar life challenges.
The Art of Forgiveness
Despite the life challenges I faced as a child, I was able to maneuver through life without being angry and bitter at my parents. After years of self reflection and research, Cordelia would like to share with others the art of forgiveness, a tool that guided her life journey of breaking the cycle.
Debunking the Myth: Youth who experience the Foster Care System are not Successful
It takes a village to raise a child. No matter your role, foster parent, mentor, supporter, helping a youth who has faced trauma can bring secondary trauma. Cordelia leaves her audience inspired and hopeful that the fruits of their labor will pay off in the long run.