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Advocating for Mental Health FFY

Three Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders advocated for improved mental health services for youth involved in foster care and/or juvenile justice at a Policy Lab last month. The lab brought together...

Mental health
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Ways & Means Hearing

In January, FosterClub Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders and child welfare experts spoke to Congressional Members and staff about supporting youth from foster care in transitioning to adulthood. The U.S. House...

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Racial Equity LEx Leaders

Press Release For Immediate Release February 27, 2024 Contact: Sally Littlefield, FosterClub 503.717.1552 ext 116 | [email protected] Washington, D.C., Feb. 1, 2024 – FosterClub, the national network for young people...

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BG Aid Portland

Last month, FosterClub brought lived experience voices to Boys and Girls Aid’s foster parent training in Portland, Oregon. Boys and Girls Aid is a local nonprofit organization that assists foster...

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AXiD Press Release 2024

For Immediate Release February 19, 2024 Contact: Sally Littlefield, FosterClub 503.717.1552 ext 116 | [email protected] Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 2024 – In a remarkable display of compassion and commitment, Alpha...

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MeetUp Feb 29 2024

Save Your Spot If you have experience in care and are in need of community and support, we’re holding a virtual space for you! Everyone needs help and sometimes we...

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Black History Month 2024

To empower youth in foster care, one must understand and appreciate how Black history intersects with the child welfare system in America today. Here are five resources for allyship with...

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Barry Keoghan

Barry Keoghan, born on October 17, 1992, is one of Hollywood’s hottest talents but his upbringing in Dublin, Ireland wasn’t glamorous. Barry has spoken about his life growing up without...

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National Policy Council Applications Open

Are you interested in becoming a member of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council? Apply Now Who we are: The National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy...

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