Meet the 2015 All-Stars

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

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Member Blogs


By Rosalina Burton — Sep 2, 2016

It is that time again. You're going into the big bad world of education and you're not sure if you're ready, if you want it, if it is even worth it. I know the feeling. I have not written a post for a while, but today I just wanted to write and you... Read more


Transitioning Out

By ricky15 — Jan 15, 2016

I aged out of care at the age of 19. One of the biggest struggles I faced after exiting foster care was figuring out what to do with my spare time. I know it sounds odd, but I just spent the last 3 years of my life with very little, if any, ability... Read more


Deprecating LGBT+ Youth in Foster Care

By tristant — Aug 11, 2015

Hello again everyone, and welcome back to my blog. My name is Tristan, I'm 18 years old, and I'm a 2015 All-Star from Las Vegas, NV. The content I'll be covering today concerns my advocacy work both as a foster youth and as a member of the LGBTQIA+... Read more


Letter to a Foster Youth

By Lankagirl — Aug 10, 2015

Dear Foster Kid, I may not know your life story or what you do on a daily basis. I don’t know what triggers you or what makes you laugh. We may have a completely different life experiences but we do share one commonality. At some point in our... Read more

Foster Care is an Opportunity to Succeed!

By coxange1 — Aug 9, 2015

I spent most of my childhood on the fast track to a life destined for failure. My father was extremely abusive and my mother signed off her rights because she did not believe that her love was enough. The vicious cycle continued when my adopted... Read more


If you would like to engage one of the 2016 FosterClub All-Star insterns, please contact FosterClub at 503-717-1552.

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