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Young Leaders Program Manager

The Young Leaders Program Manager leads the efforts to build the capacity of the Young Leaders Department to recruit, engage, recognize, and manage FosterClub's Young Leader network, oversee projects, and contribute to overall organizational growth. The Young Leaders Department manages...

FosterClubber, Brittney Barros, Receives 2019 Disney's Heroes For Change Award!

We are very excited and proud to share FosterClub Young Leader, Brittney Barros , is an Honoree of Disney's Heroes For Change Award! This award is for young people who are making a difference in the world with charitable work...

FosterClub Young Leaders Attend 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington D.C.

Nearly 100 current and former foster youth shared their experiences with Members of Congress last week as the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and National Foster Youth Institute (NFYI) held their 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington D.C...

Sunday is Father's Day - Make a donation in his honor with an eCard!

Celebrate Father's Day with us and honor your father or the father-figure in your life by making a donation on his behalf. The process is easy and fast, and you'll have the option to pick out one of the eCards...

What is AFCARS Anyways?!

ATTENTION CURRENT AND FORMER FOSTER YOUTH! We are approaching a Federal deadline of June 18th to submit comments to the Feds regarding what data should be collected in foster care. Learn about the national data collection system, The Adoption and...

Shazam!

Shazam! was first introduced in the comic book series about Captain Marvel published by DC Comics in the 1970's. In this original origin, William Joseph "Billy" Batson became an orphan in Fawcett City after his parents were killed at a...

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changing life in foster care


We believe that children and youth deserve to be...


Connected

to a peer surpport network and to people in the community who care.

Educated

about their rights, how the foster care system works, self-advocacy strategies, and how to locate resources to help them succeed.

Inspired

and empowered through the stories of people who have succeeded after foster care.

Represented

by having their voices heard by policy makers, the public, and others who influence the system that profoundly impacts their lives. 


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Number of kids in foster care:


Reasons kids enter care:

61% Neglect


52% Parental drug abuse


14% Caretaker inability to cope


Youth that age out each year:


*Source: AFCARS #23. 2016. www.acf.hhs.gov/cb. Some numbers have been rounded.

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