“Jared and I began our relationship like any other, learning about each other to see how this would work,” said David. “Years later, there is a heart bond that continues to grow. We are more than just buddies; we are supporting each other as we move forward in life.”

David and Jared

“Tamika has opened my eyes to a greater set of values for my life,” said Joi. “Being connected to Tamika and to Citizen Advocacy has enriched my life and grown my experiences. Our relationship means a lot to me and my family – we are sisters for life.”

Joi and Tamika

“Through our amazing journey of friendship, Mr. Frazier has taught me the ability to grow and change as I’ve watched him stretch himself beyond all comfort levels,” says Connelly. “He brings us joy and we are proud to have him as a part of our family.”

Connelly and Mr. Frazier

“I thought I was adopting him, but instead he was adopting me,” said Chris. “He’s a brave soul through all of the challenges in his life. He’s taught me about walking in faith and to continue to look to God.”

Chris and Gary

“Alexia amazes me with her insight and wisdom,” said Jo; “she taught me to trust again.”

Jo and Alexia

“Cornorris shows me the possibility and potential of all students when they put forth the efforts,” said Zita. “He fills my heart with joy whenever I see him; he is a spark of light to me.”

Zita and Cornorris