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By kristenhintz — May 31, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) MAY 31, 2022 FosterClub, the national network for young people in foster care, has announced its Outstanding Young Leader Award winners for 2022. This year there were thirty-two (32) recipients of the award. The award... Read more

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By Celeste — May 1, 2022

May is National Foster Care Month! What better way to spread awareness during a quarantine than with a custom ZOOM background? Our free, downloadable backgrounds are the perfect way for you to show some love for young people who experience foster... Read more

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By Celeste — Mar 14, 2022

FosterClub's Board of Directors is seeking interested candidates with lived experience in the child welfare system (foster care, adoption, kinship, tribal care, other type of placement care). FosterClub's bylaws include a mandate for at least 50% of... Read more

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By FosterClub — Oct 11, 2021

Today’s celebration and recognition of Indigenous Peoples comes at a time when we are understanding that Native American people and people of color have long fought for justice and equity in a system that was often severely biased against them... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 11, 2021

Classification: Constituent Associate Term Length: September 2021 – December 31st, 2021 Compensation: $18,333.36 Benefits: Medical, Dental | Paid Time Off Location:... Read more

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By Celeste — Apr 22, 2021

. A brief initial message for FosterClub’s Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders and all young people from foster care: Sometimes words fail to capture the depth of our sorrow. We are with you with you in your grief,... Read more

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By Celeste — Jan 11, 2021

Dear FosterClub Community, I think most of us had hoped for a better start to 2021 than what we witnessed happening in our nation’s Capitol last week. We at FosterClub condemn the January 6th attack in Washington DC in the strongest terms. As... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 23, 2020

Media Inquiries: Contact Angel Petite, Policy Manager policy@fosterclub.com ; 503-717-1552 PRESS RELEASE #EmergencyCovidRelief offers ray of hope for #FosterYouth; new poll suggests resources can’t come soon enough December 23,... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 22, 2020

SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll in late March ( results here ) and an additional poll in... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 17, 2020

Introducing the All-In campaign and the Youth Engagement Team - made up of 11 young people with lived experience in foster care, supported by Joshua Christian Oswald, who served as the Youth Engagement Coordinator under Associate Commissioner Jerry... Read more

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