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The Supreme Court recently issued a 7-2 decision on the Brackeen v. Haaland case, fully affirming the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and dismissing all arguments against...

Adoption
Family relationships
Permanence
Sibling separation
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council is pleased to release its 19th priority statement: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care . Recent years have seen...

Adoption
Entering foster care
Family relationships
Health care
Higher education
Independent living
Mental health
Permanence
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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Written by Alex Oleson , 2020 ACF All-In Youth Engagement Team Member The goal for any young person in the foster care system is permanency. Although this looks different in...

Adoption
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Written by Aleks Talsky , Member of the ACF All-In Youth Engagement Team Policymakers, agencies, and professionals continue to expand and develop best practices around achieving permanency for young people...

Adoption
Family relationships
Permanence
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Music has always been very influential in my life. That being said, I am not musically talented in any way. Believe me when I tell you that I was most...

Adoption
Well-being
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Introducing the All-In campaign and the Youth Engagement Team - made up of 11 young people with lived experience in foster care, supported by Joshua Christian Oswald, who served as...

Adoption
Permanence
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Today, the All-In Youth Engagement Team released it's recommendations on Improving Permanency and Well-Being. These recommendations come from three roundtable discussions were held with the Youth Engagement Team and ACF...

Adoption
Family relationships
Permanence
Well-being
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"I feel like I have a voice, and I'm going to use that voice to push that change as far as I can." Tamara Milford , 2017 FosterClub All-Star, shares...

Adoption
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Failed Adoption wasn't the end of my story! It was the beginning of having my dreams come true. Child welfare calls an adoption that ends before it is finalized a...

Adoption