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By APetite1 — Apr 3, 2019

On Feb. 21, 2019, The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council held a webinar to discuss improving constituent engagement (voices of lived experience in child welfare) in policy and practice. We heard first-hand about best practices... 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 APetite1 — Feb 1, 2019

Now Accepting Applications! FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) are now accepting applications for the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council (NFCYAPC). Young leaders who have lived experience in the child welfare... Read more

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By FosterClub — Apr 9, 2015

BY DAVID CRARY AP NATIONAL WRITER Not so long ago, if foster children in Florida wanted to spend the night at a friend's house, the parents hosting the sleepover faced a criminal background check. Taking the kids on an out-of-state vacation required... Read more

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By FC Steve — Nov 6, 2008

National Foster Youth Advisory Council Members of the National Foster Youth Advisory Council (NFYAC) believe that every young person in the foster care system is entitled to a wide array of supports, resources and opportunities to... Read more

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By FC Steve — Oct 23, 2008

The books below are good reads about foster care from the youth perspective. They might be about someone's foster care experience, about the system, or maybe just written by someone who was in the system at some time. Foster Girl: a Memoir, By... Read more

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