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By eridiaz — Jun 29, 2015

In one week at FosterClub, I can experience times of organization and structure to immediately the opposite. One of the main challenges I have endured during this internship with FosterClub, has been learning how to function even when everything... Read more

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By Sternm1 — Jun 29, 2015

In one week, I can achieve almost nothing. However, in a week you can begin to achieve almost ANYTHING. It takes a lot more than just a week to truly achieve anything you want to. That is something I have struggled with for some time. When presented... Read more

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By JacobC — Jun 27, 2015

In a week, I can travel to a different state to help facilitate a conference for juniors and seniors in high school and transitioning future freshman in college. I can look at a hundred or so youth with a hundred or so unique stories of neglect,... Read more

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By Isaiah15 — Jun 26, 2015

Hello Readers, I sit here thinking "What is it I can do in one week?" but what comes to mind is not relevant. Before this internship my life was very grey in my eyes. I would wake up and just go through the day in auto pilot. I wouldn't apply myself... Read more

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By JacobC — Jun 12, 2015

“I see now the circumstances of one’s birth are irrelevant. It is what you do with the gift of life that determines who you are.” -Mewtwo For a majority of my life I have been in situations... Read more

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By arokeson — Jun 12, 2015

I was in fourth grade when I started to realize that my family wasn’t normal. In school one day, we had a presentation about abuse. A nice lady came and talked to our class about the warning signs of abuse and what you should do if you feel unsafe... Read more

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By Laticia — Jun 8, 2015

I have been involved in advocating for myself and other foster kids for four years now. Because of this I looked at myself as a pro when it came to public speaking, I mean I could stand up and tell my whole life story to anyone who cares to listen... Read more

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By amybergam — Feb 11, 2015

Define: Underdog (noun) 1) A person, team, or entity believed to have a poor chance of success, winning, or achieving some other goal. 2) A victim of injustice or persecution I’m not a professional.. in anything really. But I know I have a lot of... Read more

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By jdredman09 — Feb 11, 2015

Hello Everyone, So today is my first blog post for the internship. Since our arrival here at FosterClub's headquarters, Amy and I have attended Portland Code School to give us a crash course on web technologies and helped brush up our skills. I... Read more

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By henryw406 — Nov 8, 2014

For a good part of my life, everyone told me how to run my life. What I have to do, how I have to do it and so on and so forth. So here I am. Just turned twenty years old and even though I'm out of foster care, everyone else seems to keep running my... Read more