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By admin — Mar 3, 2014

Matt Slocum/AP Photo​ Every school has it’s own unique courses and curriculums. Every time a foster youth moves schools, their course work and curriculum changes as well. This is far from a recipe for success, and a huge part of the reason only 50%... Read more

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By shannonsymonds — Sep 28, 2017

PeerUp! Creating youth-adult partnerships! 3 words were all I needed to hear to know PeerUp! is a success. We use many methods to measure programs. We call them evidence-based, best practice, but what does that really mean? 3 little words, "I choose... Read more

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By admin — Jul 30, 2014

Congressman David Reichert of Washington and Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass of California discuss the troubling realities of the current U.S. foster care system and the bipartisan legislation pending Senate approval that if passed could help... Read more

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By admin — Feb 28, 2014

(pictured: Dashun Jackson, 2013 FosterClub All-Star) Lucette Lagnado from the Wall Street Journal wrote an investigative journalism piece on the abuse of psychotropic medication prescriptions for youth in foster care with the help of FosterClub All-... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 19, 2010

An exciting opportunity to build national awareness about foster care! ABC News with Diane Sawyer has contacted FosterClub, and asked for help reaching out to young people from foster care. That's where YOU come in! They are... Read more

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By Celeste — Oct 19, 2010

From Nick News with Linda Ellerbee : “Foster Care: A Reality Check,” premieres Sunday, October 24th, at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time. “We don’t have parents that were able to take care of us,” Starr says. “That’s not our fault... Read more

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By Celeste — Jul 31, 2010

On December 17th, 2009, Senators Chuck Grassley from Iowa and Mary Landrieu from Louisiana announced they will be forming a Senate Caucus on Foster Youth. It's exciting news, particularly because the Caucus is in response to a direct request from... Read more

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By Celeste — Jun 7, 2010

About the Fostering Connections to Success and Increased Adoptions Act of 2008 law (Public Law 110-351) The new Fostering Connections law made major improvements to programs and policies related to older youth in foster care. Some parts of the new... Read more

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By FC Steve — Apr 6, 2010

SunSentinel.com , April 5, 2010, by Akilah Johnson , Fort Lauderdale- If the state slashes Tamarra Lestage's only safety net — a monthly stipend given to former foster children — she'll become homeless. Lestage, 21, of Fort Lauderdale, is a full-... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 23, 2010

FosterClub applauds the recent statement by the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth led by Senators Grassley (R-IA) and Landrieu (D-LA) which urges legislators to hear from foster youth as they wotk on re-authorization of federal education programs... Read more

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