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By APetite1 — Aug 30, 2022

FosterClub is pleased to share an amicus brief from former foster youth filed at the Supreme Court earlier this month. The brief was supported by several Lived Experience (LEx) leaders and includes thirteen Native Leaders’ experiences and... Read more

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By APetite1 — Sep 29, 2021

I’m trying to connect with several hundred young people who experienced foster care in my state. Unless I reach them in the next day, I won’t be able to help them because they won’t be eligible for pandemic relief after September 30th. I’m a lived... Read more

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By APetite1 — Jul 8, 2021

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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By dominiquefreeman — Jun 10, 2021

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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By dominiquefreeman — May 27, 2021

On May 26th, 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, you... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — May 13, 2021

On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize Chafee funding, emergency rental assistance, and other funding... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Apr 29, 2021

On April 28th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center with California Youth Connection focused on Foster Youth Advocacy and using Chafee funds to provide direct financial assistance to current and former foster youth. Advocates from California... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Apr 15, 2021

On April 14th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center shared a live walk-through of implementation tools and resources highlighted on https://www.fosterclub.com/OYPR . These tools will support child welfare leaders providing re-entry and aging out... Read more

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By dominiquefreeman — Mar 24, 2021

The Children’s Bureau issued the Program Instruction for the Supporting Foster Youth and Families Act Program Instruction on March 9th. This document is crucial to the effective and quick implementation of the older youth provisions of the law. On... Read more

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By APetite1 — Dec 22, 2020

SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll in late March ( results here ) and an additional poll in... Read more

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