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Former Foster Youth Like Me Face Eviction as Pandemic Drags On; Congressional Champions Introduce Life-Saving Extensions

By linda@fosterclub.com — Sep 22, 2021 (pinned)

As the pandemic drags on, young people from foster care are continuing to struggle with employment, school and housing instability. The pandemic relief provided by Congress for older youth from foster care has been making a huge difference in... Read more

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PRESS RELEASE: As New COVID Variants Spread, Proposed Chafee Extension Bill Casts Lifeline to Foster Youth with Additional $400 Million in Funds

By linda@fosterclub.com — Sep 9, 2021 (pinned)

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

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Apply Now for the Constituent Associate Role

By APetite1 — Aug 11, 2021 (pinned)

Classification: Constituent Associate Term Length: September 2021 – December 31st, 2021 Compensation: $18,333.36 Benefits: Medical, Dental | Paid Time Off Location: Remote Apply Now Opportunity FosterClub, through its partnership with Casey Family... Read more

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Youth Engagement Projects Manager

By kristenhintz — Jul 29, 2021 (pinned)

Employment Opportunity: Youth Engagement Projects Manager FosterClub provides a community of support for young people who go through the foster care experience. As a member of our Youth Programs Team, the Youth Engagement Manager will expand... Read more

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Apply Now to Join the Foster Equality Lived Experience Leadership Team

By APetite1 — Jul 12, 2021 (pinned)

Purpose: The FosterEquality Lived Experience Leadership Team will elevate the experiences of LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth in foster care and drive change within the foster care system to ensure LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth receive affirming,... Read more

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Older Youth Pandemic Relief: State Spotlights Implementation in Hawai'i

By APetite1 — Jul 8, 2021 (pinned)

On July 7th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a state spotlight webinar with Child Welfare service providers and advocates focused on implementing the older youth provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. In this webinar, we... Read more

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Supreme Court Decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia Affects Foster Youth

By APetite1 — Jun 17, 2021 (pinned)

FosterClub Statement regarding the Supreme Court Decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia Thursday, June 17th, 2021 The Supreme Court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia on Thursday to side with Catholic Social Services was unanimous but... Read more

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