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By APetite1 — Aug 6, 2020

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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By jaleesasuell — Jul 8, 2020

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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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 APetite1 — Feb 25, 2020

On February 28th, 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 Quality Residential Services with 6 priorities,... 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 APetite1 — Jul 30, 2020

In mid-June, FosterClub hosted a virtual panel to learn how ILPs across the nation are addressing the needs of young people from foster care during the Coronavirus pandemic. The webinar featured Independent Living (IL) Coordinators from Alabama,... Read more

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By Zae15 — Apr 21, 2020

Why is FosterClub producing a meditation? We know youth across the nation are struggling with isolation and wellbeing. We believe during a time of chaos and confusion, it is important to set time aside in the day to prioritize your... Read more

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By APetite1 — Mar 31, 2020

FosterClub's Policy team hosted a webinar on the new campaign: #UPChafee on March, 31, 2020. You can view the recording by clicking on the photo below: #UPChafee Webinar Recording Take a look at the slides. Find tools and tips to take action... Read more

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By emilyfish — Mar 5, 2019

FosterClub Young Leaders, Eric Warner, and Joseph DeBiew joined Edwin Daye, a Member of the Birth Parent National Network , in a meeting with 4 Congressional offices and federal stakeholders - all in one day visit to Washington, DC! They visited... Read more

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By APetite1 — Feb 1, 2019

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services - which oversees foster care and adoption at the federal level - approved a request for child welfare agencies contracting in South Carolina to discriminate based on religious beliefs. This... Read more

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