MelissaRoshan Child Advocate
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for Your Cause?
MelRo is available to serve as spokeswoman for the causes above and will consider other child-welfare causes as well. To inquire about having MelRo as a spokeswoman,
As a youth growing up in foster care, MelRo felt unloved, unwanted and that she was alone in the world. She felt she had no power.
Foster children are... well children. They can't vote, hold protests, lobby or make political contributions. That's why MelRo is passionate about advocating for foster and at-risk youth on a variety of topics, and she is available to serve as spokesperson for these and other causes.
MelRo's Advocacy Topics
While many child-welfare related causes are important to MelRo, the following are a particular passion:
Healing Trauma to Achieve One's Full Potential
Prevention of the Overmedication of Foster Youth
Foster Care Awareness & Foster Parent Recruitment
Foster Youth Housing, Training, Mentoring and Job Placement
MelRo as spokeswoman for Children's Rights "Fostering the Future" Campaign 2016
MelRo advocates for the passage of Ohio HB 50 to extend support services to foster youth until age 21
In 2016, MelRo was selected to be a spokesperson for Children's Rights #FosterTruth campaign for National Foster Care Month in May. She is also spokeswoman for Doing Good Work's T-Shirt for Foster Youth Employment fundraising prorgam.
MelRo was a spokesperson
for Buick for 7 consecutive years, for MAC Cosmetics and was a spokesperson for the film "Dear Daddy"
by Sandra Capra