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Rhode Island Young Leader thanks Congressional Child Welfare Champions for supporting foster youth during this crisis


Mayra, a former foster youth from Rhode Island, thanks Representatives Langevin, Bass, Bacon and Mullin for HR 6766 which will increase Chafee by $500 million and provide older youth with help needed to navigate the Covid 19 crisis. Mayra expresses that young people in and from foster care are facing struggles with housing, employment, and mental health. Without this assistance, the health and safety of young people is at great risk. 

Join Mayra in asking Representatives to support HR 6766 and for the Senate to take further action increasingChafee funds by $500 million.  Learn more at

Click here to watch Mayra's video.