Change Is On Its Way In Michigan

By coxange1 — Oct 28, 2015

After interning for FosterClub this summer, I made a promise to myself that I would continue my advocacy work with foster youth once I returned to Michigan. When I got back I spent two rigorous weeks lobbying on behalf of a Foster Children’s Bill of... Read more

Thank You for Making My Life Better

By brownm — Jun 10, 2010

i am feeling home sick today and miss my biological older sister and older brother a lot. i miss my parents who saved my life. i am greatful for all that they do for me and i want to thank them for taking me in to thier home and lives. They gave me... Read more

Being Happy—in Spite of Rejection by My Birth Family for Being Gay

By FC Steve — Jan 10, 2009

The following story was featured in the Fall 2009 Issue of The Connection Magazine, from CASA Download Original Story From my birth, being gay has been against my family’s way of life. Because of my family and their religious views, my... Read more

Guardianships help children leave foster care

By FC Steve — Dec 4, 2008

I would like to read you two definitions of one word. The first is: to make strenuous or violent efforts in the face of difficulties or opposition, the next is: to proceed with difficulty or with great effort. My friends, this is the definition of... Read more

Foster Youth Who "Age Out" are Forced to Become Adults Before They are Ready

By FC Steve — Dec 2, 2008

Each year, more than 650 Michigan youth “age out” of foster care, leaving the system with no permanent family or place to call home. When I aged out, I was in the middle of my senior year of high school. I had no safe place to live, no job, no... Read more