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By Alexander — Mar 25, 2015

The Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program brings foster youth and policymakers to the same table. From May 22nd to May 27th, Shadow Program participants attend young leader training focusing on federal foster care policy, strategic sharing, and... Read more

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By Ryan FC — Mar 6, 2014

(pictured: Ashley Morse, new member of Team FosterClub) In order to meet the increasing demand of services, FosterClub is restructuring existing staff roles and adding new members to the team. Ashley Foster is "migrating" to the position of Training... Read more

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By Celeste — May 14, 2013

May 15 is a big day and we need your support. Starting at 2pm (EST), 11 am here at FosterClub headquarters on the West Coast, use your Twitter account to connect with members of Congress, foster youth, and other child welfare organizations for a... Read more

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By FC Steve — May 25, 2011

2011 Event Raised Over $33,000 for CASA Children! On Thursday, April 7th, CASA of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties greeted 380 guests at the 8th Annual Promise of Hope Luncheon. A powerful piece of the afternoon’s program was a... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 16, 2011

On Thursday, March 10th, two young people from foster care 2010 FosterClub All-Star Charlie McNeely and 2007 FosterClub All-Star Jojo Murdock had an opportunity to testify in front of the US Senate Committee on Finance about their experiences in and... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 24, 2011

The Etownian, by Andrew S. Herm , Feb 23rd, 2011, Pennsylvania- Two bills that recently passed in the 2010 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives have their roots intertwined with Elizabethtown College. Katie Zerfuss, class of '03 and... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 19, 2010

State Policies that Support Youth Transitioning from Foster Care and the Easy-to-Use State Child Welfare Policy Database Join us for a Webinar on December 20 How Do the Foster Care Policies in Your State Compare to Other... Read more

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By FC Steve — Sep 8, 2010

Over the course of 4 meetings in Washington DC this summer, Over a dozen FosterClub All- Stars had the opportunity the meeting senior Congressional staffers in order to provide their perspective on how the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth can help... Read more

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By Celeste — May 12, 2010

18-year-old Kayla VanDyke has had to leave a lot behind over the 14 years she’s spent in foster care and homeless. She entered foster care at age four because of her mother’s drug activity. She was reunited with her biological mother for a time... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 1, 2010

The 10 Year Chafee Event, held December 17th, in Washington DC was a huge success FosterClub would like to thank all of the organizations that partnered with FosterClub on this event: Casey Family Programs First Focus Foster Care Alumni of America... Read more