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The application period for the Outstanding Young Leader award is now open! FosterClub’s Outstanding Young Leaders recognition award and scholarship program is for incredible young people whose brilliance and resilience...

Education
Higher education
Housing
Independent living
Scholarships
Transition (aging out)
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On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Housing
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On March 31st, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center featured Child Welfare Leaders from Illinois and Kentucky to share implementation examples and highlights of the Older Youth Provisions of the...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Higher education
Housing
Transition (aging out)
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On March 3rd, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with California Youth Connection, John Burton Advocates for Youth, ACTION Ohio, and Ohio Youth Advisory Board hosted a webinar for advocates...

Education
Extension to age 21
Higher education
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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On February 24th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) hosted a webinar for advocates on providing direct financial assistance and the...

Extension to age 21
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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On February 17th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with special guests Youth Law Center and Children's Law Center of California, hosted a webinar for advocates on re-entry and moratorium...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center hosted their third webinar for advocates on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 on outreach, notification & eligibility for young people who are eligible to receive older...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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On February 3rd, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center were joined by representatives from Think of Us, Together We Rise, and Youth Villages in hosting their second webinar for advocates...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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The Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act (H.R. 7947) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act on December 27, 2020 (PL 116-260). This law should...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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#UPChafee Advocates have drafted this summary of the provisions included in the new COVID-19 Relief package, passed by Congress December 21, 2020. You can also download this summary. Provisions for...

Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Housing
Transition (aging out)
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