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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 Celeste — Jun 17, 2017

On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Council hosted a webinar that centered on homelessness among former foster youth. This was an opportunity for the community to hear first-hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways practice and... 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

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By Celeste — Oct 5, 2015

On October 5, 2015, Council members gathered in Washington D.C. to share their policy priorities around youth who crossover to the Juvenile Justice systems and youth experiencing homelessness. Council members met with the U.S. Department of Housing... Read more

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By Celeste — Oct 1, 2014

On September 29, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (H.R. 4980). This new law takes important steps forward in preventing vulnerable foster youth from becoming victims of trafficking... Read more

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