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By Celeste — Mar 13, 2018

Organization FosterClub is the national network for young people in foster care. Our mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize... 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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By Celeste — Feb 20, 2018

Every year, thousands of young people are affected by the foster care system and many suffer trauma far greater than that they may have experienced in their home environments-- a trauma that could have been avoided if only systems were designed to... Read more

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By akin.abioye — Feb 8, 2018

Washington, February 8, 2018 The Family First and Prevention Services Act Finds Hope in the Continuing Resolution As you all remember, back in 2016, we were only votes away from witnessing what many would have considered... Read more

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By Celeste — Feb 1, 2018

Are you a young leader interested in impacting the child welfare system at the national level? Do you know a young leader that would be a good fit? Check out this opportunity to apply for the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council -... Read more

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By Ryan FC — Jul 21, 2016

FosterClub young leader, Rachel Scott (Washington) and Rochelle Fraenig (Michigan), traveled to Washington D.C. in order to meet with the First Lady and participate in the Beating the Odds Summit and represent the foster youth voice. First Lady... 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

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By FCJessica — Feb 9, 2016

The 4th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Experience was incredible. Over 60 youth from foster care ascended Capitol Hill and left lasting prolific, dignified impressions. Created in 2011, The Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Experience... Read more