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By Isaiah — Sep 15, 2009

Hey everyone, We for an update. I have started my fall semester at herkimer county community college. this year i have great classes to take and some i learn alot more than i previously knew before. I made a huge step in my life to become a United... Read more

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By FC Steve — Sep 8, 2009

Mallory is going to be a high school senior in the fall, but before she does that, she’s got a busy summer. The DCFS foster child, who is also on the DCFS Youth Advisory Board, is one of 400 students at the Arkansas Governor’s School, a six-week... Read more

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By Isaiah — Jul 1, 2009

I think that if you want to succeed you need to make the correct choices in life. Because life is all about the choices you make on a daily basics because like for an example if you choose not to go to class you are ruining your life because in... Read more

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By FC Steve — Jun 11, 2009

Seaside Signal , June 11, 2009, Seaside, OR -- Seaside Heights Elementary School students Caden Carr, Emma Dutcher, and Lucy Bodner collected 849 books recently for FosterClub to distribute to children in foster care. Pictured with them is Principal... Read more

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By FC Steve — Apr 30, 2009

By Lindsey Shelton, The Crimson White , Apr 30, 2009 -- There are over 5,000 children in foster care in Alabama, and many of those children do not receive the typical opportunities that children in a traditional family environment might... Read more

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By kitarea — Dec 15, 2008

2009 FosterClub All-Star Kita Anderson wrote the following piece for the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) Going to graduate school to achieve my dream of becoming a social worker after overcoming a harsh beginning is the only way for... Read more

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By FC Steve — Oct 23, 2008

The books below are good reads about foster care from the youth perspective. They might be about someone's foster care experience, about the system, or maybe just written by someone who was in the system at some time. Foster Girl: a Memoir, By... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

The Miseducation Of Foster Youth When group home teachers expect the worst By Ja'Nelle E. When I went to high school in the group home, our curriculum consisted of watching movies such as "The Elephant Man" and coloring or drawing... Read more

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By FosterClub — May 14, 2008

How Care Can Help or Hurt Our Education By Natalie K. I was in the 7th grade when my single mother died and I was put into foster care. Before then, I usually did very well in school, and this tragedy did not stop my good school... Read more

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