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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 APetite1 — Nov 10, 2022

This week, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a case ( Haaland v. Brackeen ) that will impact Native youth and families across the United States - especially those who are in foster care. FosterClub Lived... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 30, 2022

FosterClub is pleased to share an amicus brief from former foster youth filed at the Supreme Court earlier this month. The brief was supported by several Lived Experience (LEx) leaders and includes thirteen Native Leaders’ experiences and... Read more

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By kristenhintz — Jul 1, 2022

A Message from FosterClub Leadership In light of the Roe v. Wade decision, we reaffirm FosterClub’s dedication to preventing unnecessary placement of children into foster care. If you would like to learn more about how the Roe v. Wade... Read more

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By FosterClub — Oct 13, 2021

Please see the attached Dear Child Welfare Community letter from Aysha E. Schomburg, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau. The letter shares information and encourages continued efforts to connect with and support the young people who... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 4, 2021

Hello Friends, Last week (September 30th) was the deadline for Congress to extend support for foster youth before many of the Supporting Foster Youth & Families Through the Pandemic Act provisions expired. Unfortunately, bipartisan HR 5167 was... Read more

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By linda@fosterclub.com — Sep 24, 2021

As national, state, and local organizations - along with young people with lived experience in the foster care system - that are dedicated to the well-being of young people in and from foster care, we write to urge Congress to act immediately to... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jul 8, 2021

On July 7th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a state spotlight webinar with Child Welfare service providers and advocates focused on implementing the older youth provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. In this webinar, we... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Jun 10, 2021

On June 9th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a state spotlight webinar with Child Welfare service providers and advocates focused on implementing the older youth provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. In this webinar, Iowa's... Read more

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