Meet the 2011 All-Stars

Twenty five young leaders served a year-long internship with FosterClub, including an eight week in-residence experience at FosterClub headquarters.

Members of Our Team



Group Photos

Member Blogs

A Multitude of Snapshots

By CrysRose — Jul 29, 2011

The stories of most foster children are so complex and intricately intertwined with those of others. Vulnerable moments coated with a slick veneer of strength. These stories are potent, powerful, and compelling. Yet, despite this power, they are so... Read more

Bringing Back the Sun

By CrysRose — Jul 28, 2011

to Seaside from Orlando. The organizations that presented at the FFTA Conference did such a great job in integrating foster youths' perspectives into training for professionals and foster parents. I was so moved by the training materials that Brad... Read more

Questions and Answers

By CrysRose — Jul 25, 2011

Sometimes, people can come up with answers to a question so gracefully that it sounds like humming. I wish that I am able to reach that level of composure some day. Jaleesa, Tracye, and I gave the keynote address at the FFTA Conference on Sunday... Read more

Rewind, Fast Forward, Repeat.

By CrysRose — Jul 23, 2011

A few years ago, if you would have asked me if I would ever speak to my father again, I would have told you no. I would have desperately clung to that answer, and if you tried to question me, I would feel like you were attacking my credibility. Now... Read more

The Indomitable Power of a Mentor

By AllStarSwagg — Jul 21, 2011

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend a the Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring at Portland State University. Fisrt of all, I was unaware that there are organizations that are devoted to providing mentors to youth, Second off all, I was unaware... Read more

If you would like to engage one of the 2011 FosterClub All-Star insterns, please contact FosterClub at 503-717-1552.

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  • Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania

  • Arizona Department of Child Safety

  • Discovery Land Company Foundation

  • Foundation for California Community Colleges

  • Hennepin County

  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

  • Nevada Division of Children and Family Services

  • New York Office of Children and Families

  • Michigan Department of Human Services

  • Missouri Department of Human Services

  • Oregon Department of Human Services

  • Student Assistance Foundation, Montana

  • Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

  • Vermont Department for Children and Families

  • Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

  • Franklin County Children's Services, Ohio