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In case you missed it: Our webinar on March 7 about our Supporting Immigration Children and Youth in Foster Care priority was amazing! The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni...

Rights in foster care
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council invites you to a webinar to discuss their newest priority: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care! Recent years have...

Rights in foster care
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In recent years, there’s been an influx in conversations around Gender Affirming Care. As some activists fight to ensure all youth have access to Gender Affirming Care, some states work...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Mental health
Rights in foster care
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This week, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council engaged with newly confirmed Administration of Children, Youth & Families Commissioner Rebecca Jones Gaston and Children’s Bureau Associate Commissioner...

Education
Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council is pleased to release its 19th priority statement: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care. Recent years have seen an...

Adoption
Entering foster care
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Independent living
NYTD
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
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On March 9, 2021, the federal Children's Bureau released ACYF-CB-PI-21-05: Guidance and instruction related to the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act, Division X of the Consolidated...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Independent living
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
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On July 2, 2020, The National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Council hosted a webinar to discuss their 2020 Priorities: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth...

Mental health
Psychotropic medications
Rights in foster care
Sex trafficking
Well-being
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On February 28th, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on...

Family relationships
Health care
LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Psychotropic medications
Rights in foster care
Sex trafficking
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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