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By APetite1 — Dec 6, 2022

Today, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council is pleased to release its 19th priority statement: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care . Recent years have seen an increase in attention to... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Apr 1, 2021

On March 31st, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center featured Child Welfare Leaders from Illinois and Kentucky to share implementation examples and highlights of the Older Youth Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act. Child Welfare... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 24, 2021

The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation of the older youth provisions of the law. On... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 3, 2021

On March 3rd, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with California Youth Connection, John Burton Advocates for Youth, ACTION Ohio, and Ohio Youth Advisory Board hosted a webinar for advocates on how to ensure that implementation of the Older... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Feb 18, 2021

On February 17th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with special guests Youth Law Center and Children's Law Center of California, hosted a webinar for advocates on re-entry and moratorium provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Act that... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Feb 4, 2021

On February 3rd, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center were joined by representatives from Think of Us, Together We Rise, and Youth Villages in hosting their second webinar for advocates that included the following: Overview of logistics... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jan 14, 2021

The Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act (H.R. 7947) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act on December 27, 2020 (PL 116-260). This law should bring significant emergency relief to young people in and from... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 22, 2020

SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll in late March ( results here ) and an additional poll in... Read more

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By Celeste — May 22, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. This over $2 trillion economic relief package delivers on the... Read more

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By APetite1 — Mar 20, 2020

Were you able to watch the COVID-19 Town Hall for Older Youth?! We're sharing our key takeaways with you! “Foster youth: we see you, we hear you, we care about you, we have not in any way forgotten about you” - Dr. Jerry Milner,... Read more

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