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New Priority Released: Supporting Immigrant Youth & Children in Foster Care

By APetite1 — Dec 6, 2022 (pinned)

Today, 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 an increase in attention to children who enter the... Read more

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What LEx Leaders Say about ICWA

By APetite1 — Nov 10, 2022 (pinned)

This week, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in a case ( Haaland v. Brackeen ) that will impact Native youth and families across the United States - especially those who are in foster care. FosterClub Lived Experience (LEx... Read more

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What does Indigenous Peoples' Day have to do with foster youth?

By APetite1 — Oct 10, 2022 (pinned)

Today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. For the second year in a row, it is recognized as a federal holiday in the United States. What you may not know is why Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated and how it’s connected to Native youth in foster care... Read more

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Council's Priorites on Improving Mental Health & Youth Engagement for Foster Youth

By APetite1 — Aug 30, 2022 (pinned)

In May 2022, the Council invited 12 key field partners to a conversation regarding the Council's priorities connected to Mental Health to inform the ongoing conversations regarding youth mental health and outline how young people in and from foster... Read more

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LEx Leaders tell the United States Supreme Court to #ProtectICWA in Amicus Brief

By APetite1 — Aug 30, 2022 (pinned)

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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FosterClub Mourns Rep. Jackie Walorski and Two Staff Members

By Celeste — Aug 4, 2022 (pinned)

FosterClub extends its deepest condolences to Congresswoman Jackie Walorski's family, friends, colleagues and constituents, along with the family and friends of her two staff members, Zachery Potts and Emma Thomson, following their tragic deaths... Read more

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Statement on Roe v. Wade

By kristenhintz — Jul 1, 2022 (pinned)

A Message from FosterClub Leadership In light of the Roe v. Wade decision, we reaffirm FosterClub’s dedication to preventing unnecessary placement of children into foster care. If you would like to learn more about how the Roe v. Wade decision will... Read more