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By APetite1 — Oct 24, 2019

This is an opportunity to hear first-hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways to improve practice and policy to better serve young people, their families, and the communities to which they belong. This webinar includes... Read more

Image of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council logo with text that shared details on October 22nd webinar.
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By APetite1 — Oct 16, 2019

FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America are pleased to invite you to a webinar hosted by the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council to discuss improving prevention supports and services to reduce the unnecessary removal of... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 1, 2019

On October 1st, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: " A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Preventing Unnecessary Removal of Children from their... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 21, 2019

The National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children & Youth in the United States , established per the Preventing Sex Trafficking & Strengthening Families Act ( see Council comments on implementation of that law ), requested... Read more

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By emilyfish — Apr 24, 2019

National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council Members met with Dr. David Sanders of Casey Family Programs this morning to discuss the vision and re-envisioning of the 21st Century Child Welfare System. Members shared ideas around prevention... Read more

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By yeseniaanaya — Mar 8, 2019

FosterClub had the privilege to chat with Cordelia Cranshaw, a former foster youth, and the reigning Miss District of Columbia, USA, 2019. Cordelia was in and out of foster care for most of her childhood, aging out of care at 21 years old. "Growing... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 13, 2018

In March, we asked for youth and alumni support as the Council gathered information on reunification services for foster youth. Council Members and partners developed and shared a survey called "Reunification Survey: Supports for a Successful Return... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jul 4, 2018

As part of the Council's ongoing work, we are asking for your feedback about the impact we have had on policy and legislation. If the Council has had an impact on your work as a professional or advocate in child welfare, we want to know! Please take... Read more

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By Celeste — Jun 13, 2018

At the inaugural meeting of the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council in February 2012, Council members discussed a wide range of ideas about how to improve the foster care system. In a meeting with the Administration for Children and... Read more

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By akin.abioye — Feb 21, 2018

February 22, 2018 Washington, D.C. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped 20 million Americans secure access to quality health care. Among that 20 million, are some of the nations most vulnerable to inadequate health care, former foster youth. In... Read more

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