Senator Ron Wyden with FosterClub All Stars and Staff, 2018
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Senator Ron Wyden Visits FosterClub

By shannonsymonds — Jul 6, 2018

FosterClub would like to thank Senator Ron Wyden for consistently taking time to listen and engage with youth to discover what can be changed in the foster care system! He is looking forward to supporting the youth informed implementation of #... Read more

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Your Feedback Matters - take our survey!

By APetite1 — Jul 4, 2018

As part of the Council's ongoing work, we are asking for your feedback about the impact we have had on policy and legislation. If the Council has had an impact on your work as a professional or advocate in child welfare, we want to know! Please take... Read more

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Check out the Webinar and Issue Paper -#HealthCareFFY: Youth Who Relocate From Another State

By shannonsymonds — Jun 19, 2018

The #HealthCareFFY Campaign, a collaborative project spearheaded by FosterClub, First Focus- State Policy and Reform Center (SPARC), and Juvenile Law Center are excited to announce the release of the first Issue Paper: Youth Who Relocate From... Read more

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FIVE IDEAS: THE FIRST SET OF PRIORITIES SHARED WITH THE ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

By Celeste — Jun 13, 2018

At the inaugural meeting of the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council in February 2012, Council members discussed a wide range of ideas about how to improve the foster care system. In a meeting with the Administration for Children and... Read more

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David's Story

By APetite1 — Jun 4, 2018

As long as I can remember, I have been in DCF care. I remember every year my parents would switch off custody of me on a regular basis. My mother was amazing. I remember always wanting to tell her that I was gay but just couldn’t muster the courage... Read more

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Lucina's Story

By APetite1 — Jun 4, 2018

My childhood was filled with war and terror, from growing up in a war-torn country to fighting my own battle with accepting my identity as a Queer Black Muslim girl. I was born in Liberia during my country’s second civil war that displaced so many... Read more

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#HealthCareFFY Collaborative Campaign Launched

By shannonsymonds — May 24, 2018

FosterClub is excited to announce the official launch of the #HealthCareFFY Campaign in partnership with First Focus and the State Policy and Advocacy Reform Center and the Juvenile Law Center. Read the #HealthCareFFY Campaign Overview Paper to... Read more

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