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By emilyfish — Oct 31, 2018

Check out our newest Foster Parent Online Training Course - Family Matters: Supporting Connections to Birth Parents Foster parents play a vital role in maintaining connections between children and their birth parents... Read more

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By guzman.aleea — Sep 11, 2018

Education is very important to me in order to move ahead in life. Not just get by, but to really succeed. My senior year I had to apply for colleges and make sure I was going to graduate. When it came down to clearance, I went to all my classes to... Read more

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By ShelliG99 — Aug 7, 2018

A team brings more than just support during an activity, they bring safety, comfort, and hope. My team, a group of All-Stars, called ourselves the DREAM team. From my experience with youth, I’ve found it difficult to find a place to belong in their... Read more

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By Rosalina Burton — Sep 2, 2016

It is that time again. You're going into the big bad world of education and you're not sure if you're ready, if you want it, if it is even worth it. I know the feeling. I have not written a post for a while, but today I just wanted to write and you... Read more

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By Tubaman05 — Aug 14, 2016

Unlike many, I never had someone treat me less than due to my status as a foster youth. However, I did have people look at me differently- just not in the way you would think. I have always been expected to succeed, regardless of my situation, being... Read more

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By lilrocker392 — Aug 12, 2016

There have been countless times where I was told I could or could not do something due to my status as a foster youth. I was not one to have low expectations and standards of myself but others have had that intention. There have been certain things... 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 edie — Jul 12, 2016

This week we were asked to look into resources within our own states. I know this is something that means a lot to me considering that when I wanted to find out something out I felt like I had to do it all on my own with no resources. Some of the... Read more

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By Cristal Ramirez — Jul 9, 2016

Hey there fellow Californians! Want to know a few resources that are available to you as a foster youth? I hope the answer to that is yes! If the answer was not a yes, I still encourage you to keep reading, I promise it’ll still be a tad bit... Read more

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By Casey Preston — Jul 5, 2016

Some of the resources in Texas may include things like a tuition waiver. A tuition waiver takes care of the payments for classes. The tuition waiver is beneficial in all Texas state funded colleges or universities. If it is a private school such as... Read more

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