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Statement Regarding Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection

By Celeste — Jan 11, 2021 (pinned)

Dear FosterClub Community, I think most of us had hoped for a better start to 2021 than what we witnessed happening in our nation’s Capitol last week. We at FosterClub condemn the January 6th attack in Washington DC in the strongest terms. As... Read more

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Press Release: #EmergencyCovidRelief offers ray of hope for #FosterYouth; new poll suggests resources can’t come soon enough

By APetite1 — Dec 23, 2020 (pinned)

Media Inquiries: Contact Angel Petite, Policy Manager policy@fosterclub.com ; 503-717-1552 PRESS RELEASE #EmergencyCovidRelief offers ray of hope for #FosterYouth; new poll suggests resources can’t come soon enough December 23, 2020 Washington, D.C... Read more

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Poll Results: Checking in on Young People from Foster Care as COVID-19 Continues

By APetite1 — Dec 22, 2020 (pinned)

SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll in late March ( results here ) and an additional poll in... Read more

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The All-In Campaign: Every Child with a Forever Family!

By Celeste — Dec 17, 2020 (pinned)

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 the Youth Engagement Coordinator under Associate Commissioner Jerry... Read more

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*New* Recommendations from the Youth Engagement Team: Improving Permanency & Well-Being

By APetite1 — Dec 16, 2020 (pinned)

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 Assistant Secretary Lynn... Read more

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8 Tips for Getting through the Holidays

By APetite1 — Nov 24, 2020 (pinned)

Let's face it, the holidays can be tough for young people in foster care, and this year perhaps more so than ever. Young people in foster care may feel lonely because they are separated from family or friends, or anxious about being in a different... Read more

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FosterClub Submits Amicus Brief in Fulton v. Philadelphia

By Celeste — Nov 4, 2020 (pinned)

FosterClub filed an Amicus brief in the Fulton vs. Philadelphia case that is being heard by the Supreme Court today. A bit of background: 'Amicus curiae' means 'friend of the court,' and an Amicus brief is filed in a court case by non-litigants with... Read more

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