Shoulder 2 Shoulder
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By Adam@fosterclub — Nov 9, 2017

Imagine having your name chosen by your caseworker by the spinning of her contact Rolodex. At the Shoulder to Shoulder conference, I heard the powerful message that we are all connected. I listened to Angela Tucker, this year's keynote speaker share... Read more

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Grief in Foster Care
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By ashleyatfosterclub — Oct 25, 2017

We've added a new course - The Wounded Spirit: Grief in Foster Care! Learn about the unique challenges foster youth face through the grieving process and understand how grief and trauma can manifest in a young person's behavior while gaining tools... Read more

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FYI Binder
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By Adam@fosterclub — Oct 4, 2017

We are so excited to announce the NEW FYI Binder! The binder has been completely redesigned based on feedback from youth and Independent Living Providers! See below for our new and innovative features: Customizable... Read more

PeerUp! Pilot Project

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By shannonsymonds — Sep 28, 2017

PeerUp! Creating youth-adult partnerships! 3 words were all I needed to hear to know PeerUp! is a success. We use many methods to measure programs. We call them evidence-based, best practice, but what does that really mean? 3 little words, "I choose... Read more

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CASA Essex group photo
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By ashleyatfosterclub — Sep 28, 2017

FosterClub is partnering with CASA Essex of Essex County New Jersey to launch a pilot program which focuses on securing permanence for transition age youth. On September 26th, 2017 began our first phase of our 4 phase in person trainings with CASA... Read more

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Youth sitting together
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By Adam@fosterclub — Aug 30, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign and researchers at the University of Connecticut are working together on a national online survey of LGBTQ young people. They want to hear your views about your school and family, your health and safety, and how being LGBTQ... Read more

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Complete All-Star 2017 group

The complete 2017 All-Star group (both session A and session B).

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By Adam@fosterclub — Jun 15, 2017

It's been a busy summer doing some amazing things. FosterClub has welcomed 24 All-Stars to our headquarters in Seaside, Oregon. From here they have been able to travel across the country and reach youth in care. For more information on the All-Stars... Read more

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By FCJessica — May 23, 2016

The 5th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program has commenced in Washington, D.C. Over the next couple days, 100 foster youth from around the nation will participate in education, advocacy and relationship building with the goal of... Read more

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By FCJessica — Feb 12, 2016

The 2013 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program was incredible. 50 youth from foster care ascended Capitol Hill and left lasting prolific, dignified impressions. See pictures of the 2013 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Program below.... Read more

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By FCJessica — Feb 11, 2016

The third annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day was held on May 29, 2014. Nearly 70 current and former foster youth from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. to shadow Members of Congress and advocate for improvement to the foster... Read more