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By Celeste — Mar 5, 2021

Are you a young leader with foster care experience, between the ages of 18-24? Check out the All-Star Internship program - which will be held virtually this summer. Build great skills, help change the foster care system, find new friends, network... Read more

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By APetite1 — Feb 10, 2021

Now Accepting Applications! Click to Apply Now! Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) and FosterClub are now accepting applications for the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council (NFCYAPC). Young leaders who have... Read more

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By Celeste — Jan 11, 2021

Dear FosterClub Community, I think most of us had hoped for a better start to 2021 than what we witnessed happening in our nation’s Capitol last week. We at FosterClub condemn the January 6th attack in Washington DC in the strongest terms. As... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 23, 2020

Media Inquiries: Contact Angel Petite, Policy Manager policy@fosterclub.com ; 503-717-1552 PRESS RELEASE #EmergencyCovidRelief offers ray of hope for #FosterYouth; new poll suggests resources can’t come soon enough December 23,... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 22, 2020

SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll in late March ( results here ) and an additional poll in... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 17, 2020

Introducing the All-In campaign and the Youth Engagement Team - made up of 11 young people with lived experience in foster care, supported by Joshua Christian Oswald, who served as the Youth Engagement Coordinator under Associate Commissioner Jerry... Read more

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By Celeste — May 31, 2020

. To our FosterClub members: This week we watched the news of George Floyd’s death with horror and sorrow. Many of you reached out to us and to each other. We want you to know we hear you. We see you. We stand with you. . ... Read more

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By Celeste — May 22, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. This over $2 trillion economic relief package delivers on the... Read more

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By Celeste — May 14, 2020

Watch a recording of the Virtual Congressional Briefing Briefing_logos.png Members of Congress and Congressional Staff were invited to attend a short virtual briefing held on May 13, 2020 and hosted by Youth Villages,... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 13, 2020

(Washington D.C.) A second in a series of polls of young people from foster care has been conducted by FosterClub, the national network for young people from foster care, revealing troubling insights about how the COVID-19 crisis continues to... Read more