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Court upholds the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

By SMatthews37 — Aug 21, 2019 (pinned)

This month, the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans handed down a major victory in the battle to protect the rights of Native American youth in foster care. The court struck down a previous decision by a lower court that had ruled the... Read more

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FosterClubber, Brittney Barros, Receives 2019 Disney's Heroes For Change Award!

By emilyfish — Jun 13, 2019 (pinned)

We are very excited and proud to share FosterClub Young Leader, Brittney Barros , is a recipient of Disney's 2019 Heroes For Change Award! This award is for young people who are making a difference in the world with charitable work. The award was... Read more

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FosterClub Young Leaders Attend 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington D.C.

By emilyfish — Jun 10, 2019 (pinned)

Nearly 100 current and former foster youth shared their experiences with Members of Congress last week as the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and National Foster Youth Institute (NFYI) held their 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington... Read more

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What is AFCARS Anyways?!

By emilyfish — Jun 10, 2019 (pinned)

ATTENTION CURRENT AND FORMER FOSTER YOUTH! We are approaching a Federal deadline of June 18th to submit comments to the Feds regarding what data should be collected in foster care. Learn about the national data collection system, The Adoption and... Read more

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Shazam!

By emilyfish — May 7, 2019 (pinned)

Shazam! was first introduced in the comic book series about Captain Marvel published by DC Comics in the 1970's. In this original origin, William Joseph "Billy" Batson became an orphan in Fawcett City after his parents were killed at a young age... Read more

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Webinar Recording: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Preventing Unnecessary Removal

By APetite1 — Oct 24, 2019

This is an opportunity to hear first-hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways to improve practice and policy to better serve young people, their families, and the communities to which they belong. This webinar includes... Read more

Image of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council logo with text that shared details on October 22nd webinar.
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Webinar: Youth & Alumni Priorities on Preventing Unnecessary Removal of Children from their Families

By APetite1 — Oct 16, 2019

FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America are pleased to invite you to a webinar hosted by the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council to discuss improving prevention supports and services to reduce the unnecessary removal of... Read more