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12 Ideas for Supporting Youth through the Holidays

1. Understand and encourage youth’s own traditions and beliefs Encourage discussion about holiday traditions the young person experienced prior to being in foster care , or even celebrations they liked...

Family relationships
Well-being

1 Day 9 Hours 5 9 Minutes 1 0 Seconds To Register Click Here THURSDAY, DEC 14 4pm PT | 5pm MT | 6pm CT | 7pm ET MeetUp and...

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5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

Being in foster care can suck - but being in foster care during the holidays can be especially tough. The good news? You're not alone. We worked with young people...

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Quinceanera Dress

For the first month after Marisol* moved in with former FosterClub Lived Experience Leader Jenn Martinez-Pettet and her husband Michael, all Marisol watched were videos of quinceañeras, which are special...

Family relationships
Well-being
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This week, the Council partnered with the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (CICW) to host a webinar about best practices for supporting immigrant youth in foster care! We drew...

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“From the moment a child is removed from their home, they often encounter their first interaction with law enforcement, setting a troubling precedent. As foster youth navigate these institutions, they...

Crossover to Juvenile Justice
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LEx Leaders Prove Power of Peer Support at Conference on Transitioning Out of Care Transitioning out of care is hard. But the four Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders and three FosterClub...

Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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Celebrating Our 2023 AllStar Interns We believe Experience = Expertise, and that there is power in community. Those are just two of the reasons we founded our AllStar Internship: so...

Well-being
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