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Where is the love for the holidays?

By kingdre88 — Nov 17, 2017

Where is the love for the holidays? Being in foster care, I never felt love, or the reason for the love, around the holidays. Having grown up in care, I didn't have a typical "happy" holiday. Being in 6 different foster homes, 1 youth shelter, and a... Read more

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The Holiday Season is Coming!

By Adam@fosterclub — Nov 16, 2017

With the holidays approaching, there are so many things to be grateful for, and also a great opportunity to share stories about what is most meaningful to you. Needs some ideas for how you can support youth in care? We've got you covered: Giving... Read more

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We Were at Shoulder 2 Shoulder

By Adam@fosterclub — Nov 9, 2017

Imagine having your name chosen by your caseworker by the spinning of her contact Rolodex. At the Shoulder to Shoulder conference, I heard the powerful message that we are all connected. I listened to Angela Tucker, this year's keynote speaker share... Read more

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NEW Online Training Course!

By Adam@fosterclub — Oct 25, 2017

We've added a new course - The Wounded Spirit: Grief in Foster Care! Learn about the unique challenges foster youth face through the grieving process and understand how grief and trauma can manifest in a young person's behavior while gaining tools... Read more

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My Permanency

By EvelinRamirez — Oct 19, 2017

Permanency: lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely. That is the dictionary definition of the word. However, in the perspective of a foster youth, permanency has no set definition. In the foster care system, youth may experience... Read more

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NEW FYI Binder!

By Adam@fosterclub — Oct 4, 2017

We are so excited to announce the NEW FYI Binder! The binder has been completely redesigned based on feedback from youth and Independent Living Providers! See below for our new and innovative features: Customizable • Youth can customize the front... Read more

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PeerUp! Creating Youth-Adult Partnerships

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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