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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 APetite1 — Dec 31, 2020

Today, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Older Youth Successful Transition to Adulthood with 4 priorities... Read more

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By jaleesasuell — Jul 8, 2020

On July 2, 2020, The National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Council hosted a webinar to discuss their 2020 Priorities: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Quality Residential Services Webinar... Read more

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By APetite1 — Apr 22, 2020

What State Advocates Can Do: Policy Advocacy on Behalf of Older Youth in and Aging Out of the Child Welfare System in Response to COVID-19 Young people in and leaving the child welfare system have been hit hard by COVID-19... Read more

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By APetite1 — Mar 24, 2020

Foster Youth in Action is hosting ongoing forums for current and former foster youth: Weekly: FOSTER POWER FORUMS Weekly on Tuesdays @ 1:00 PST! This is a virtual space held weekly on Tuesdays for local and national foster youth-... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 1, 2019

On October 1st, the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council released a new statement: " A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Preventing Unnecessary Removal of Children from their... Read more

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By emilyfish — Mar 5, 2019

FosterClub Young Leaders, Eric Warner, and Joseph DeBiew joined Edwin Daye, a Member of the Birth Parent National Network , in a meeting with 4 Congressional offices and federal stakeholders - all in one day visit to Washington, DC! They visited... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 6, 2018

A guide written for young people by young people! If you've experienced foster care, chances are the holidays can present some - umm, interesting - challenges. Check out FosterClub's ten tips designed to help you get through the rough patches... Read more

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By Celeste — Dec 6, 2018

. “The hardest thing was to sit around the Christmas tree in a room full of strangers and look at a package that says ‘To Sharde’ ‘From Foster Mom’.” FosterClub recognizes the struggle faced by many young people in foster care during the holidays... Read more

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By ashleyatfosterclub — 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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