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Cassidy spent her early years in the Texas foster care system (over 2,000 days in care!). At age 6, she was adopted by Jenn McKown. She started doing Musical Theater...

Adoption
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Demetrius Jackson was the all-time leading scorer in St. Joseph County with 1,934 career points and the first McDonald’s All-American from northern Indiana since future NBA All-Star Shawn Kemp earned...

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Imagine having your name chosen by your caseworker by the spinning of her contact Rolodex. At the Shoulder to Shoulder conference, I heard the powerful message that we are all...

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Permanency: lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely. That is the dictionary definition of the word. However, in the perspective of a foster youth, permanency has no set...

Adoption
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Growing up in my grandmothers 1 bedroom trailer, living on the back balcony which we converted into my brother and Is room wasn’t all that bad. My biological mother is...

Adoption

I met my adoptive parents when i was 10, events up to that point i was in multiple foster homes. I wasn't the best acting child in the world. My...

Adoption

On this day, 15 years ago I was blessed to be adopted by Germaine and Charlie Brown along with my two older siblings, Roxann and Richard. What really makes this...

Adoption

About the Fostering Connections to Success and Increased Adoptions Act of 2008 law (Public Law 110-351) The new Fostering Connections law made major improvements to programs and policies related to...

Adoption

FosterClub believes young people and alumni have unique insight about what their peers in foster care are experiencing, making them uniquely suited to recognize trends and emerging issues in foster...

Adoption
Education

Please take a few minutes today to call your Representatives and educate their staff on the legislation introduced by Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA). The Every Child Deserves a Family Act...

Adoption
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