Every Kid is One Caring Adult Away From Being a Success Story

Josh Shipp is a former at-risk foster kid turned youth advocate. As a teenager he was an all around trouble maker, was written off by many, and was kicked out of numerous foster homes. Yet, there was one adult who refused to give up on him. In time this unconditional love changed everything for Josh. This TED talk is a stirring call to action for all adults to intentionally invest time with a kid.

Learn more about Josh Shipp

• MS Leadership & Policy Studies with a concentration in School Administration and Supervision (University of Memphis), BS Elementary Education (Union University)
• I am a 21st century educator, elementary principal, social critic, close observer of society, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
• All ideas and opinions expressed on this site are my own and do not necessarily represent those of any organization to which I am associated.