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Council's Priorites on Improving Mental Health & Youth Engagement for Foster Youth

By APetite1 — Aug 30, 2022 (pinned)

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 and outline how young people in and from foster... Read more

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LEx Leaders tell the United States Supreme Court to #ProtectICWA in Amicus Brief

By APetite1 — Aug 30, 2022 (pinned)

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 and includes thirteen Native Leaders’ experiences and... Read more

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FosterClub Mourns Rep. Jackie Walorski and Two Staff Members

By Celeste — Aug 4, 2022 (pinned)

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, following their tragic deaths... Read more

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Statement on Roe v. Wade

By kristenhintz — Jul 1, 2022 (pinned)

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 to learn more about how the Roe v. Wade decision will... Read more

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In Recognition of Juneteenth

By kristenhintz — Jun 20, 2022 (pinned)

Today, June 20, 2022, is the first time Juneteenth is recognized as a federal holiday in the United States. On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas were finally told they were free - nearly three years after the Emancipation... Read more

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PRESS RELEASE: FosterClub Honors 32 Outstanding Young Leaders

By kristenhintz — May 31, 2022 (pinned)

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) MAY 31, 2022 FosterClub, the national network for young people in foster care, has announced its Outstanding Young Leader Award winners for 2022. This year there were thirty-two (32) recipients of the award. The award... Read more

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LEx Leaders informed Federal GAO Report on Supporting Foster Youth who are LGBTQ+ or religious

By APetite1 — May 20, 2022 (pinned)

A new report released today from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) includes perspectives and insights from FosterClub Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders. Last summer, fifteen LEx leaders joined staff from the Government Accountability Office in... Read more

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