Maryland Youth Attend the Improving Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care Event at the White House

On December 8, 2014 Eighteen Maryland youth involved in the Maryland foster care were invited to attend the ” Improving Outcomes for Youth in Foster Care Event,” at the White House. This special event was hosted by the White House Administration in conjunction with the Children’s Bureau.  Vice President Joe Bidden provided opening remarks highlighting new steps that the Administration and its partners are taking to support foster youth across the nation and it's commitment to improving the lives of youth in and aging out of foster care. In addition to the Vice President’s remarks the White House partnered with Sony Pictures to feature a special screening of the new movie, “Annie.” Foster youth also had the opportunity to meet and hear from the cast of Annie, which included special appearances by Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, and Rose Byrne.