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SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll...

Education
Health care
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Mental health
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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Young people have been advocating through the #UpChafee campaign for COVID relief for older youth from foster care… we are so excited that much of what was asked for (and...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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Were you able to watch the COVID-19 Town Hall for Older Youth?! We're sharing our key takeaways with you! “Foster youth: we see you, we hear you, we care about...

Health care
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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Watch this 30-min video which briefly discusses the proposed new rule at Health and Human Services (HHS). The new rule aims to take away protections provided to certain groups. We...

Education
Health care
Housing
LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Rights in foster care
Well-being
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National Foster Youth and Alumni Policy Council Member, Justin Abbasi, met with Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), to discuss how housing stability...

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What is the epidemic of homelessness? Why does it seem it is affecting so many people? For me, it is as simple and as complicated as spending every last dollar...

Homelessness
Housing
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