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In a noteworthy legal ruling today, the Supreme Court upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in the case of Haaland v. Brackeen. This 7-2 decision confirms ICWA's constitutional validity...

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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council had the pleasure of meeting with key stakeholders from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) last week! Commissioner Jones-Gaston, Associate...

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Meet the Outstanding Young Leaders! FosterClub has selected these 20 incredible young people with lived experience in foster care for a recognition award and scholarship that honors their leadership and...

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For the last decade, the collective voice of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council has shifted federal child welfare policy conversations. Using our lived experience to inform...

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To kick off National Foster Care Month, we're taking time to celebrate the 10th birthday of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council! For the last 10 years...

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An Oregon summit will bring together young people with lived experience and field stakeholders for a day of thought-leadership, information-sharing and generating solutions for the future. If you are not...

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The Family First Act (FFA), passed in 2018, sought to respond to the needs of transition age youth in foster care. Given that LGBTQIA2S+ youth in foster care are at...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Transition (aging out)
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Queer youth in foster care are at an increased risk of aging out of foster care 1. On average, one in four youth who age out of foster care will...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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