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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 24, 2021

On February 24th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) hosted a webinar for advocates on providing direct financial assistance and the lessons learned while using CARES Act funds in... 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 16, 2020

Today, the All-In Youth Engagement Team released it's recommendations on Improving Permanency and Well-Being. These recommendations come from three roundtable discussions were held with the Youth Engagement Team and ACF Assistant Secretary Lynn... Read more

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By Celeste — Nov 4, 2020

FosterClub filed an Amicus brief in the Fulton vs. Philadelphia case that is being heard by the Supreme Court today. A bit of background: 'Amicus curiae' means 'friend of the court,' and an Amicus brief is filed in a court case by non-litigants with... Read more

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By jaleesasuell — Jun 3, 2020

On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth hosted a briefing on COVID-19 and its impact on child welfare to explore the effects of the pandemic on vulnerable young people and their families. Aliyah Zeien , a registered social... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2020 Contact: Marci McCoy-Roth marci@fosterclub.com 503-717-1552 (Washington, DC) Independent Living Programs (ILPs) across the country are responding to increased requests for assistance from young people from foster... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 21, 2020

A Poll of Independent Living Coordinators SUMMARY In response to questions from policymakers about the impact of COVID-19 on youth from foster care and the Independent Living programs that provide resources to them, FosterClub... Read more