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By Cristal Ramirez — Jun 24, 2016

Hello people! Before anything else, I would like to share with you all about how I heard about FosterClub because there has to be a beginning to everything right? So my Freshmen year of college I received an email that informed me about the... Read more

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By mskelton — Jun 24, 2016

Hello everyone! I want to start my blogging journey by talking about opportunities. Throughout my entire college career, searching for the right kind of opportunity to get a solid foot into the real world was difficult from the beginning. I knew in... Read more

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By KaylaCarmen — Jun 24, 2016

Hello everyone! I’m Kayla. This year I was selected to be a 2016 FosterClub All-Star. When I got the phone call that I had been accepted it was a jaw dropping experience. I was speechless, excited, and most importantly couldn’t wait to jump in and... Read more

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By FCJessica — May 18, 2016

zuledixon_300x300.png "I would encourage fellow young people to seek individuals that genuinely open a door to them. An adult who makes themselves accessible and provides interest in a youth is a person you would like to connect with." Having an... Read more

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By donr92 — Apr 7, 2016

Looking back to when I became an All-star 5 years ago and another 10 years ago to when I entered foster care, many lessons have been learned, the hard and not so hard way. At 24 I've really started to understand the importance of having... Read more

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By ricky15 — Jan 15, 2016

I aged out of care at the age of 19. One of the biggest struggles I faced after exiting foster care was figuring out what to do with my spare time. I know it sounds odd, but I just spent the last 3 years of my life with very little, if any, ability... Read more

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By Jamie — Dec 11, 2015

FosterClub's policy team has been busy this past year. We started the year off with a Stakeholder meeting hosted by the Administration for Children and Families to discuss the implementation of the Strengthening Families Act. We also brought... Read more

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By eridiaz — Nov 11, 2015

My name is Eric Diaz, and I am a Foster. But what exactly does that mean? Should I be ashamed of it? To be honest, it doesn’t matter what I am; the title or the way I have grown up does not define me. Every day I wake up and I’m just grateful to be... Read more

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By coxange1 — Oct 28, 2015

After interning for FosterClub this summer, I made a promise to myself that I would continue my advocacy work with foster youth once I returned to Michigan. When I got back I spent two rigorous weeks lobbying on behalf of a Foster Children’s Bill of... Read more

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By Anonymous (not verified) — Aug 14, 2015

When you look in the room I stand out. Before I open my mouth a thousand assumptions are already made. Before I open my mouth I let my presence stand out. The brightest smile will make you wonder why is she so happy? I used to think of myself as the... Read more