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"Validate us and accept us for who we are" -- former foster youth Foster youth who identify as LGBTQ2S+ experience unique challenges that their heterosexual and/or cisgender peers don’t. Caring...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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LGBTQ2S+ youth are overrepresented in the foster care system and twice as likely to report poor treatment while in care. Almost 30% of foster youth identify as LGBTQ2S+, compared to...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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One of the many ways we can celebrate the life and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is to have the courage to create change that will bring us...

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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...

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This week, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a case ( Haaland v. Brackeen ) that will impact Native youth and families across the United...

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Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. For the second year in a row, it is recognized as a federal holiday in the United States. What you may not know is why...

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In May 2022, the Council invited 12 key field partners to a conversation regarding the Council's priorities connected to Mental Health to inform the ongoing conversations regarding youth mental health...

Mental health
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FosterClub is pleased to share an amicus brief from former foster youth filed at the Supreme Court earlier this month. The brief was supported by several Lived Experience (LEx) leaders...

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FosterClub extends its deepest condolences to Congresswoman Jackie Walorski's family, friends, colleagues and constituents, along with the family and friends of her two staff members, Zachery Potts and Emma Thomson...

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A Message from FosterClub Leadership In light of the Roe v. Wade decision, we reaffirm FosterClub’s dedication to preventing unnecessary placement of children into foster care. If you would like...

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