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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

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By SMatthews37 — Aug 21, 2019

This month, the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans handed down a major victory in the battle to protect the rights of Native American youth in foster care. The court struck down a previous decision by a lower court that had ruled the... Read more

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By jaleesasuell — Sep 21, 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 Special Populations with 6 priorities with consideration on how... Read more

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By Celeste — Aug 7, 2020

Media Inquiries: Contact Angel Petite, Policy Manager 503-717-1552 PRESS RELEASE Aug 7, 2020, Washington, DC - A ray of hope for foster youth emerged today when, in a bipartisan effort, Chairman Danny Davis (D-IL) and Ranking... Read more

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By APetite1 — Aug 6, 2020

Young people have been advocating through the #UpChafee campaign for COVID relief for older youth from foster care… we are so excited that much of what was asked for (and more!) has been incorporated into the Supporting Foster Youth and Families... 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 Celeste — Mar 18, 2020

A new message from Dr. Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner, Children’s Bureau Dear Child Welfare Leaders: In light of the extraordinary circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide public health emergency, we are writing to advise... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jan 17, 2020

In December 2019, Members of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council submitted comments in response to a proposed rule change from HHS ( RIN 0991-AC16, 84 Fed. Reg. 63831 (Nov. 19, 2019 ) which would essentially remove protections... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 24, 2019

This is an opportunity to hear first-hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways to improve practice and policy to better serve young people, their families, and the communities to which they belong. This webinar includes... Read more

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By APetite1 — Oct 16, 2019

FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America are pleased to invite you to a webinar hosted by the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council to discuss improving prevention supports and services to reduce the unnecessary removal of... Read more