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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 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

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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 kristenhintz — Jun 30, 2022

Background On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court officially reversed the 1973 ruling for Roe v. Wade , overturning the federally-guaranteed right to abortion access which has existed for nearly half a century. This decision has many far-... Read more

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By linda@fosterclub.com — Sep 8, 2021

Increased Flexibility in Spending for States Supports Older Youth Transitioning out of Foster Care during Pandemic WASHINGTON, DC - When the Consolidated Appropriations Act was signed into law in late 2020, young people in and from foster care... Read more

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