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FosterClub applauds the recent statement by the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth led by Senators Grassley (R-IA) and Landrieu (D-LA) which urges legislators to hear from foster youth as they...

Education

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

Hey everyone, We for an update. I have started my fall semester at herkimer county community college. this year i have great classes to take and some i learn alot...

Education

Mallory is going to be a high school senior in the fall, but before she does that, she’s got a busy summer. The DCFS foster child, who is also on...

Education
Higher education

I think that if you want to succeed you need to make the correct choices in life. Because life is all about the choices you make on a daily basics...

Education

Seaside Signal, June 11, 2009, Seaside, OR -- Seaside Heights Elementary School students Caden Carr, Emma Dutcher, and Lucy Bodner collected 849 books recently for FosterClub to distribute to children...

Education

By Lindsey Shelton, The Crimson White, Apr 30, 2009 --

There are over 5,000 children in foster care in Alabama, and many of those children do not receive the typical...

Education

2009 FosterClub All-Star Kita Anderson wrote the following piece for the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) Going to graduate school to achieve my dream of becoming a social worker...

Education
Family relationships

The books below are good reads about foster care from the youth perspective. They might be about someone's foster care experience, about the system, or maybe just written by someone...

Education

The Miseducation Of Foster Youth When group home teachers expect the worst By Ja'Nelle E. When I went to high school in the group home, our curriculum consisted of watching...

Education
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