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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

Senator Wyden with All-Stars, including Phoenix Ramirez, and FosterClub staff in August 2018.
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By APetite1 — May 20, 2020

Over the years, Senator Wyden has regularly met with FosterClub young leaders in both Washington, DC and Oregon. We appreciate the time and care Senator Wyden takes in listening to current and former foster youth, hearing their experiences, concerns... Read more

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By APetite1 — May 18, 2020

Earlier this week, Senator Ron Wyden made a statement on the Senate floor in honor of National Foster Care Month. Read the full statement below or see the official posting ! NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH Mr. President, each year, I... Read more

Children's Bureau Think of Us Older Youth Town Hall
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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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By APetite1 — Feb 25, 2020

On February 28th, 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 Quality Residential Services with 6 priorities,... Read more

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By Ashlee — Dec 4, 2019

Watch this 30-min video which briefly discusses the proposed new rule at Health and Human Services (HHS). The new rule aims to take away protections provided to certain groups. We breakdown what those protections are. We will also talk about what a... Read more

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By SMatthews37 — Aug 30, 2019

Hi, everyone! My name is Sara Matthews. I am a rising fourth-year at the University of Chicago majoring in Public Policy with a focus in health policy and human rights. Thanks to funding from UChicago’s Pozen Center for Human Rights, I have spent... Read more

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By SMatthews37 — Aug 27, 2019

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is once again under threat. Just this week, a panel of three judges in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans heard a case challenging the constitutionality of the law. The case, Texas v. United States , was... Read more