September 4, 2010
Carmen Jordan, mentor for Fairfax Families4Kids: “My hope is that, as a community, we do more to seek out Fairfax County families that are willing to provide loving adoptive and long-term foster homes for foster youth.”
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Carmen Jordan of Reston has been a mentor for Fairfax Families4 Kids for six years. She is considered one of the most experienced mentors in the program. In addition to working full-time as a marquee account manager at Deltek in Herndon, Jordan makes herself available to “trouble-shoot” for the children and families she mentors. In the following column, she details her experiences with the program, and at-risk foster youth.