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#EmergencyRelief for #FosterYouth Included in the Updated HEROES Act

By APetite1 — Sep 29, 2020 (pinned)

The big news: Last night Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced the Updated HEROES Act, a comprehensive relief bill , which among many other things, includes critical emergency assistance to young people in and from foster care in... Read more

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New Recommendations Released - Historic Opportunity for Reform in Child Welfare: Special Populations

By jaleesasuell — Sep 21, 2020 (pinned)

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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JOB NOTICE: Systems Change Program Director

By Moya Wong — Sep 14, 2020 (pinned)

JOB NOTICE: Systems Change Program Director Who We Are FosterClub’s mission is big: lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal potential and... Read more

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Press Release: Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Help Young People from Foster Care Endure Effects of COVID-19 Crisis: the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act

By Celeste — Aug 7, 2020 (pinned)

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 Member Jackie Walorski... Read more

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SPEAK UP: Supporting Foster Youth & Families through the Pandemic Act

By APetite1 — Aug 6, 2020 (pinned)

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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Oregon: Youth Like Me, Who Have Left Foster Care Without Family, Have What It Takes To Succeed, But We Can’t Do It Alone Especially Now

By jaleesasuell — Jul 9, 2020 (pinned)

I spent six years in foster care, and although difficult in many ways, that time during my youth gave me the resilience, passion and drive for the life I have now. I consider myself one of the foster care success stories. But, I can’t imagine if... Read more

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Webinar Recording & Recap: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Quality Residential Services

By jaleesasuell — Jul 8, 2020 (pinned)

On July 2, 2020, The National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Council hosted a webinar to discuss their 2020 Priorities: A Historic Opportunity to Reform the Child Welfare System: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Quality Residential Services Webinar... Read more

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