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By APetite1 — Aug 6, 2020

Young people have been advocating through the #UpChafee campaign for COVID relief for older youth from foster care… we are so excited that much of what was asked for (and more!) has been incorporated into the Supporting Foster Youth and Families... Read more

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By APetite1 — Apr 22, 2020

What State Advocates Can Do: Policy Advocacy on Behalf of Older Youth in and Aging Out of the Child Welfare System in Response to COVID-19 Young people in and leaving the child welfare system have been hit hard by COVID-19... Read more

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By Celeste — Mar 18, 2020

A new message from Dr. Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner, Children’s Bureau Dear Child Welfare Leaders: In light of the extraordinary circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide public health emergency, we are writing to advise... Read more

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By APetite1 — Feb 25, 2020

On February 28th, 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 Quality Residential Services with 6 priorities,... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jan 17, 2020

In December 2019, Members of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council submitted comments in response to a proposed rule change from HHS ( RIN 0991-AC16, 84 Fed. Reg. 63831 (Nov. 19, 2019 ) which would essentially remove protections... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 24, 2019

This is an opportunity to hear first-hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways to improve practice and policy to better serve young people, their families, and the communities to which they belong. This webinar includes... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 16, 2019

FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America are pleased to invite you to a webinar hosted by the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council to discuss improving prevention supports and services to reduce the unnecessary removal of... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 1, 2019

On October 1st, 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 Preventing Unnecessary Removal of Children from their... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 21, 2019

The National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children & Youth in the United States , established per the Preventing Sex Trafficking & Strengthening Families Act ( see Council comments on implementation of that law ), requested... Read more

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By SMatthews37 — Jul 5, 2019

Signed into law in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was a landmark piece of legislation in many ways. It helped millions of previously uninsured Americans gain access to insurance, and several of its provisions (such as the individual mandate)... Read more

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