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By Celeste — Apr 30, 2010

Please help get cosponsors for the " Fostering Success in Education Act "... call your Senator today! The Fostering Success in Education Act (S. 2801), introduced by US Senators Patty Murray and Al Franken, establishes a... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 19, 2010

Please help get cosponsors for the " Children's Budget Act "... call your Senator today! The Children's Budget Act will let America know what is being spent on young people in our country. Over the last 5 years the... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 19, 2010

Take action! Write your state congress to Ensure health care for former foster youth! We need your help! While in foster care, children have all their health care needs covered. At age 18, foster youth become solely responsible for... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 17, 2010

Calling all youth leaders interested in public policy! Are you a youth who is motivated to effectively change public policy, or do you know of one who is!? If so then you should know that the National Federation of Families for... Read more

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By FC Steve — Feb 8, 2010

Statebillnews , February 8, 2010, Denver –- Representative Sara Gagliardi’s (D-Arvada) bill to help foster kids get a driver’s license easier, successfully passed a final reading in the House today 63-0, with 2 excused. Currently,... Read more

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By FC Steve — Dec 15, 2009

Please take a few minutes today to call your Representatives and educate their staff on the legislation introduced by Congressman Pete Stark (D-CA). The Every Child Deserves a Family Act (H.R. 3827) would prohibit any entity that receive child... Read more

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By FC Steve — Nov 3, 2009

May 14, 2009, FORT LAUDERDALE – Governor Charlie Crist today signed legislation that benefits children in foster care as well as young people leaving foster care. Senate Bill 126 provides children in foster care better access to their own personal... Read more

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By FC Steve — Sep 16, 2009

On September 15th, U.S. Congressional Representatives met to review the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act of 2008. They wanted to hear from the perspective of a smart and successful young person from foster... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 24, 2009

Should young people in foster care have the right to access their own records? Who should be responsible for making sure they get copies of critical documents like their birth certificate or social security card? Check out this recent article from... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 16, 2009

VICTORY FOR ARKANSAS!!! Today Governor Mike Beebe signed Senate Bill 359. This isn't any bill - it's entitled "An Act To Create The Arkansas Foster Youth Transitional Plan" This bill say's that, by law, foster children entering care at or by the age... Read more