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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 3, 2021

On March 3rd, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with California Youth Connection, John Burton Advocates for Youth, ACTION Ohio, and Ohio Youth Advisory Board hosted a webinar for advocates on how to ensure that implementation of the Older... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Feb 24, 2021

On February 24th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) hosted a webinar for advocates on providing direct financial assistance and the lessons learned while using CARES Act funds in... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Feb 18, 2021

On February 17th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with special guests Youth Law Center and Children's Law Center of California, hosted a webinar for advocates on re-entry and moratorium provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Act that... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Feb 4, 2021

On February 3rd, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center were joined by representatives from Think of Us, Together We Rise, and Youth Villages in hosting their second webinar for advocates that included the following: Overview of logistics... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jan 14, 2021

The Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act (H.R. 7947) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act on December 27, 2020 (PL 116-260). This law should bring significant emergency relief to young people in and from... 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 16, 2020

Today, the All-In Youth Engagement Team released it's recommendations on Improving Permanency and Well-Being. These recommendations come from three roundtable discussions were held with the Youth Engagement Team and ACF Assistant Secretary Lynn... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2020 Contact: Marci McCoy-Roth marci@fosterclub.com 503-717-1552 (Washington, DC) Independent Living Programs (ILPs) across the country are responding to increased requests for assistance from young people from foster... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 18, 2020

Earlier this week, Senator Ron Wyden made a statement on the Senate floor in honor of National Foster Care Month. Read the full statement below or see the official posting ! NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH Mr. President, each year, I... 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