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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 — 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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By FC Steve — Feb 24, 2010

OregonLive.com, by Michelle Cole, February 23, 2010, SALEM -- Teens aging out of foster care will retain health care coverage from the Oregon Health Plan until they turn 21, under a bill that passed the House on a unanimous vote. All children in... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 18, 2010

Represent Magazine is sponsoring an award to promote a more positive image of New York City foster youth among agency staff, youth workers and the general public. Twenty young people from New York City will be awarded prize money at a ceremony in... 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 FC Steve — Sep 8, 2009

Child Abuse Awareness Day was observed at the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock on April 22 as part of National Child Abuse Prevention month. The Children’s Memorial Flag was flown on the State Capitol grounds. The flag pictures... Read more

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By FC Steve — Jul 27, 2009

Are there things about the foster care system that you think need to change? Would you like to get involved to help bring about foster care reform? This page is dedicated to educating and empowering current and former foster youth in the push for... Read more

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By FC Steve — Jun 18, 2009

by Michelle Cole, Oregonlive.com , 6/17/09, SALEM -- Children in state foster care -- even kids younger than 4 -- are being prescribed powerful antidepressant and antipsychotic drugs. State lawmakers want to make sure those kids get more attention... Read more

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