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Share your perspective through the Family Voices United campaign!

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

Family Voices United would like to hear directly from constituents - youth and alumni, parents and relatives/kinship caregivers - to ensure state and county leaders and legislators know how to better support children, youth and families. We'll be... Read more

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Upcoming: Kinnect Ohio's 4th Annual Family Finding Convening

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

The Family Finding Convening is an interactive learning and engagement opportunity for administrative and management level representatives working with families and children who experience the child welfare system. The day will focus on learning... Read more

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Family Voices United speaks to South Carolina's Joint Citizens & Legislative Committee on Children

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

Joint Citizens and Legislative Committee on Children The Committee on Children was created by statute to research issues regarding the children of South Carolina and to offer policy and legislative recommendations to the Governor and Legislature... Read more

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Governor Wolf signs 2 Bills Supporting Kinship/Relative Caregivers in Pennsylvania

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

Governor Wolf recently signed two bills supporting kinship and relative caregivers. H.B. 2133 establishes the Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program and H.B. 1539 would grant temporary guardianship to grandparents when the parents of the grandchildren... Read more

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Ohio's Family First Prevention Act Exploration & Design Forums

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

OFCA, ODJFS, PCSAO, Ohio Children's Alliance, and Casey Family Programs hosted a set of five Regional Family First and Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) Exploration and Design Forums for Ohio. The new federal legislation brings many changes. They are... Read more

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Ohio's Kinship Day at the Capitol: GrandRally Giving Voice to Kinship Families

By APetite1 — Nov 13, 2018

Kinship Day at the Capitol: GrandRally Giving Voice to Kinship Families September 26, 2018 Kinship/relative caregivers, families and supporters gathered at the Capitol to highlight their experiences, connect with each other and share concerns with... Read more

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Youth Asked and Congress Answered: Fixing The Glitch

By shannonsymonds — Nov 7, 2018

On October 24th, 2018, the President signed into law the Opioid Package, which contained a provision directly impacting foster youth. FosterClub wants to recognize and thank the youth, policymakers, advocates, and professionals who listened to the... Read more

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