**April 8, 2022, Power of Story is the FIRST Child Caring-Placing Agency to be founded in Minnesota in 10 years! (read press release)**
Power of Story is a Minnesota based nonprofit and licensed child placing agency focused on giving foster youth and adoptees back their stories through person-centered histories.
Power of Story completes Lifebooks, Social Medical Histories and workshops in tandem with local agencies and organizations, strengthening Minnesota foster and adoptive youth and families by bringing this necessary, healing, therapeutic, and valuable services to Minnesota youth and families.
I feel that having access to your file after care is a necessity. Financially, mentally, and emotionally. My health depends on what I know about my biological past.― SHADEN JEDLICKA, former foster youth
We need to know our story in order to succeed in the future. It’s extremely difficult to wander through life without knowing your past. That void haunts and revisits you in unexpected ways if left unchecked.― ADAM STARKS, former foster youth
Press Releases / News
Imprint News and the Sahan Journal Article, featuring the importance of Lifebooks, and the work of Power of Story.
We are pleased to announce the signing of a MN host/lead county contract, which enables us to complete life history work directly with youth throughout Minnesota.
Listen in as we dream of a world in which everyone has the same person-centered access to their own personal history, stories, and medical information.