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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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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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Service Opportunity: Oregon Peer Navigators

By reyesdiana — Jun 17, 2021 (pinned)

Service Opportunity: Oregon Peer Navigators Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic created hardships across the world. Young people in/from foster care were especially impacted. With this in mind, the federal government has given states additional funding... Read more

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Older Youth Pandemic Relief: State Spotlights- Implementation in Iowa

By dominiquefreeman — Jun 10, 2021 (pinned)

On June 9th, 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, Iowa's... Read more

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