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Find alternatives to physical mail for sharing documents with youth

The Play

Use electronic calendars and text messages to share information about upcoming programming, and other materials, with youth, instead of sending physical copies in the mail.

Who Can Do This?: Anyone
Cost: Free (and you save on postage and printing)
Timeframe: Immediate
Difficulty: Easy

The Problem It Solves

Many foster youth do not have reliable physical addresses, making it difficult to receive physical mail. In a multi-state discovery sprint with older foster youth, Think of Us found as many as 30% of mailed calendars returned to sender. This means as many as 30% of youth never learn about the programs being offered.

How To Do This

Outcomes Data

We are still collecting concrete data, but believe that this:

Who’s Doing This?

This play was contributed by Think of Us.