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When the school year winds down, FosterClub Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders are just getting started advocating for foster care reform, empowering their peers, and of course, having fun in the...

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Daniel Memorial 2023

The 35th Annual National Independent Living Conference “Growing Pains 2023” For Adults and Youth August 16-19, 2023 Denver, CO More info: https://www.danielkids.org/conferences/independent-living/

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Oregon Dream Conference 2023 GPS: Growth - Perspective - Success Mark your calendar: June 20-23, 2023 Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

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“Care shouldn’t be conditional, regardless of your sexual orientation or gender identity.” — Keona Rose LEx leaders Daysha Reed (NC) and Keona Rose (AZ) met with the Every Child Deserves...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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Youth Thrive 4 Youth is an interactive, accessible, and engaging training curriculum created by and for youth. It was developed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Youth...

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Over the last 10 years, the Council has put equitable educational opportunities for foster youth forward in many of our priority statements. We firmly believe that education provides young people...

Education
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council and the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (CICW) invite you to a webinar to discuss best practices for supporting immigrant...

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In June, Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver III (D-MO-05) and Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE-02) introduced a bipartisan resolution on rights for foster youth. The resolution outlines 10 key areas of foster youth...

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We are pleased to share the statement from President Biden and Vice President Harris in celebration of Pride month! The statement includes new actions that federal agencies are taking to...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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The Supreme Court recently issued a 7-2 decision on the Brackeen v. Haaland case, fully affirming the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and dismissing all arguments against...

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