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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 APetite1 — Dec 6, 2022

Today, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council is pleased to release its 19th priority statement: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care . Recent years have seen an increase in attention to... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — May 13, 2021

On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize Chafee funding, emergency rental assistance, and other funding... 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 — Apr 1, 2021

On March 31st, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center featured Child Welfare Leaders from Illinois and Kentucky to share implementation examples and highlights of the Older Youth Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act. Child Welfare... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 24, 2021

The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation of the older youth provisions of the law. On... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 18, 2021

The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation of the older youth provisions of the law. On... Read more

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By emilyfish — Mar 5, 2019

FosterClub Young Leaders, Eric Warner, and Joseph DeBiew joined Edwin Daye, a Member of the Birth Parent National Network , in a meeting with 4 Congressional offices and federal stakeholders - all in one day visit to Washington, DC! They visited... Read more

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By shannonsymonds — Mar 28, 2018

THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED. WINNER ANNOUNCED SOON! Watch for the next FosterClub Contest. Are you a writer, artist, or performing artist who has been in foster care? Submit a short essay, poem, artwork, or a video (or any other creative work) and share... Read more

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By Victoria Marie Myers — Aug 10, 2016

There wasn’t anything that could have prevented me from entering foster care, but there were dozens of services and people that definitely could have made life in foster care a lot easier for my family and I. Some of the major struggles I went... Read more

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