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FosterClub Mourns Rep. Jackie Walorski and Two Staff Members

By Celeste — Aug 4, 2022 (pinned)

FosterClub extends its deepest condolences to Congresswoman Jackie Walorski's family, friends, colleagues and constituents, along with the family and friends of her two staff members, Zachery Potts and Emma Thomson, following their tragic deaths... Read more

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Statement on Roe v. Wade

By kristenhintz — Jul 1, 2022 (pinned)

A Message from FosterClub Leadership In light of the Roe v. Wade decision, we reaffirm FosterClub’s dedication to preventing unnecessary placement of children into foster care. If you would like to learn more about how the Roe v. Wade decision will... Read more

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In Recognition of Juneteenth

By kristenhintz — Jun 20, 2022 (pinned)

Today, June 20, 2022, is the first time Juneteenth is recognized as a federal holiday in the United States. On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Texas were finally told they were free - nearly three years after the Emancipation... Read more

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PRESS RELEASE: FosterClub Honors 32 Outstanding Young Leaders

By kristenhintz — May 31, 2022 (pinned)

WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) MAY 31, 2022 FosterClub, the national network for young people in foster care, has announced its Outstanding Young Leader Award winners for 2022. This year there were thirty-two (32) recipients of the award. The award... Read more

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LEx Leaders informed Federal GAO Report on Supporting Foster Youth who are LGBTQ+ or religious

By APetite1 — May 20, 2022 (pinned)

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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Foster Care Month ZOOM Backgrounds

By Celeste — May 1, 2022 (pinned)

May is National Foster Care Month! What better way to spread awareness during a quarantine than with a custom ZOOM background? Our free, downloadable backgrounds are the perfect way for you to show some love for young people who experience foster... Read more

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Foster Youth Need #FamiliesNotFacilities

By linda@fosterclub.com — Apr 6, 2022 (pinned)

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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