Overcoming incredible challenges, Erica is running towards a very bright future. One of her biggest fans, IPPI case manager Abiba Jimma, couldn’t be happier. Erica says she is grateful for Abiba’s help and support during her tenure with the Foster Care program at IPPI. Erica has found the family she was searching for. She said of foster mother Isatu, an IPPI Direct Support Professional, and her son, “I have a family that isn’t related to me by blood, but they’re my family.” Watch Erica’s story by NBC Connecticut.