Meet the 2016 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

So Far

By Amairani1996 — Aug 9, 2016

So far, being an All-Star has been a valuable experience. For the first time I have been given the opportunity to be an independent young adult. This internship has been preparing me in a variety of ways; including moving out before the end of this... Read more


By Aliyah16 — Aug 8, 2016

Starting when I was three years old, DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services) was called on my mom a total of eight times. When I was 14, we were finally offered family therapy, my family therapy never worked because it didn't feel right,... Read more


Prevention Services: What Could Have Been

By Cody Rivera — Aug 7, 2016

Prevention services could have kept my sibling and I from ever being separated from our mother, 12 years ago. With that said, I would like to offer a few ideas of preventative services to you that I believe would have helped my family from ever... Read more

When Applying for the All- Stars Internship I Never Expected This...

By ellenajones029 — Aug 7, 2016

Foster Care is not the easiest of events to live through. I find that on any given day I reflect back on my many hardships re-evaluating how I could have improved on an array of traumatic events. However, when I started this internship at FosterClub... Read more

This Could of Been Prevented

By Brittney Barros — Aug 7, 2016

Preventative services could of saved my family and I from being torn apart by the foster care system. Before being taken into state custody, we were homeless for nearly seven months. Seven months of living outside, in dirty motels, couch surfing,... 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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  • 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