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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...

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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...

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The big news: Last night Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced the Updated HEROES Act, a comprehensive relief bill, which among many other things, includes critical emergency assistance to...

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Media Inquiries: Contact Angel Petite, Policy Manager 503-717-1552 PRESS RELEASE Aug 7, 2020, Washington, DC - A ray of hope for foster youth emerged today when, in a bipartisan effort...

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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...

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I spent six years in foster care, and although difficult in many ways, that time during my youth gave me the resilience, passion and drive for the life I have...

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As a young adult who spent nearly 8 years in foster care before aging out, you’d think I’d be used to feeling like my life is out of my control...

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More than anything I want to create a world where youth in foster care don’t have to fear being alone and not having a place to live. That’s why I’m...

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The COVID-19 crisis has turned everyone’s lives upside down. But for young people who have experienced foster care who are transitioning to adulthood, this crisis is hitting especially hard. I...

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On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth hosted a briefing on COVID-19 and its impact on child welfare to explore the effects of the pandemic on...

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