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By APetite1 — Jan 27, 2023

This week, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council engaged with newly confirmed Administration of Children, Youth & Families Commissioner Rebecca Jones Gaston and Children’s Bureau Associate Commissioner Aysha Schomburg and... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Apr 15, 2021

On April 14th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center shared a live walk-through of implementation tools and resources highlighted on https://www.fosterclub.com/OYPR . These tools will support child welfare leaders providing re-entry and aging out... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 10, 2021

On March 10th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with Embrace Families provided an overview of their Keys to Independence Program, which currently provides funds to help young people in care obtain a driver’s license, cover the cost of... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 3, 2021

On March 3rd, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with California Youth Connection, John Burton Advocates for Youth, ACTION Ohio, and Ohio Youth Advisory Board hosted a webinar for advocates on how to ensure that implementation of the Older... 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 — May 22, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. This over $2 trillion economic relief package delivers on the... Read more

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By Ashlee — Dec 4, 2019

Watch this 30-min video which briefly discusses the proposed new rule at Health and Human Services (HHS). The new rule aims to take away protections provided to certain groups. We breakdown what those protections are. We will also talk about what a... Read more

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By jaleesasuell — Sep 21, 2020

Today, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Special Populations with 6 priorities with consideration on how... Read more

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By Stormy19 — Aug 15, 2019

An Educated Warrior In the middle of my 2019, I’m adorned in blue and white, standing in front of thousands of people staring straight at me. I take it all in with tears dotting my eyes and a smile as wide as you would have ever seen completing my... Read more

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By emilyfish — Oct 31, 2018

Check out our newest Foster Parent Online Training Course - Family Matters: Supporting Connections to Birth Parents Foster parents play a vital role in maintaining connections between children and their birth parents... Read more

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