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2017 June Child Welfare Legislation Update

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
 
Washington, D.C.--Yesterday, we put out a call to action asking you to call your members of Congress urging them to support five pieces of legislation focused on child welfare reform.  You all called, and last night the U.S. House of Representatives listened to your rally cry and passed those five bills.
 

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2017 FosterClub Outstanding Young Leaders Selected

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Seaside, Oregon - In celebration of the conclusion of National Foster Care Month, FosterClub is proud to announce their Outstanding Young Leaders for 2017.

Each year FosterClub works with thousands of bright minds who are huge inspirations to other youth and their communities. This year, 100 current or former foster youth from across the country who have faced and overcome seemingly insurmountable odds and will be featured as FosterClub Outstanding Young Leaders. These young visionaries have gone through an intense selection process based on:

Children’s Rights and Foster Care Alumni Ask the Nation to #FosterMyEducation

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Children's Rights and Foster Care Alumni Ask the Nation to #FosterMyEducation
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Annual Storytelling Campaign Amplifies Accounts of Attaining Education in State Care

(New York, NY) - May is a month marked by students celebrating academic feats and achievements. However, May is also National Foster Care Awareness Month, and for the more than 670,000 who spend time in U.S. foster care every year, the outcomes are far less certain.

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Great Foster Parents

There are many attributes that contribute to making a great foster parent, most of which coincide with just being a great parent.

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My Aunt Lisa

As far as I remember, it was a good day at school. I went to my normal bus stops waiting to be picked up. Instead of my mom picking me up it was a lady who happened to be staying with us.

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Concern Over the Uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

For many, we wanted to start 2017 on a positive note but since the new year began, we have seen the changes of the new government begin to take effect.

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California Teen Forum

Well right now some of the 2009 Fosterclub All Stars and staff are in California mingling with the youth and staff of California. We are having a great time.

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There Must Be Something In the Water! (And A Special Challenge...Sneek Preview)

So of course you can imagine that life has just not been the same since becoming a FosterClub All Star!!

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Yesterday I had some technical difficulties trying to log into the website, so I had to wait to blog until today...sorry about that!

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