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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

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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 APetite1 — May 20, 2022

A new report released today from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) includes perspectives and insights from FosterClub Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders. Last summer, fifteen LEx leaders joined staff from the Government Accountability Office in... Read more

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By [email protected] — Apr 6, 2022

Family is critical for young people in and from foster care. We know, from what Lived Experience (LEx) leaders have told us, that too often, foster youth are unnecessarily placed in congregate care facilities which has long-term impacts on their... Read more

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By APetite1 — Mar 8, 2022

FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) are now accepting applications for the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council. Individuals with lived experience in the child welfare system (including foster care, adoption,... Read more