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By Celeste — Nov 9, 2012

Council members of the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council met on October 9, 2012, with the George Sheldon, Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families, to discuss reducing foster youth vulnerability to... Read more

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By FC Steve — Mar 4, 2011

Landrieu Introduces Foster Care Mentoring Act FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/02/11 Bill aims to connect foster youth with supportive adult mentors. WASHINGTON — United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., introduced the Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2011... Read more

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By Celeste — Jul 31, 2010

On December 17th, 2009, Senators Chuck Grassley from Iowa and Mary Landrieu from Louisiana announced they will be forming a Senate Caucus on Foster Youth. It's exciting news, particularly because the Caucus is in response to a direct request from... Read more

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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