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Senator Wyden recognizes National Foster Care Month and gives a shout out to FosterClub's 20th Anniversary

By APetite1 — May 18, 2020 (pinned)

Earlier this week, Senator Ron Wyden made a statement on the Senate floor in honor of National Foster Care Month. Read the full statement below or see the official posting ! NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH Mr. President, each year, I look forward to... Read more

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Virtual Congressional Briefing: COVID-19 Impact on Young People from Foster Care

By Celeste — May 14, 2020 (pinned)

Watch a recording of the Virtual Congressional Briefing Briefing_logos.png Members of Congress and Congressional Staff were invited to attend a short virtual briefing held on May 13, 2020 and hosted by Youth Villages,... Read more

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Press Release: Young People from Foster Care Hit Hard by COVID-19, Lack Resources and Connections to Weather this Storm

By APetite1 — May 13, 2020 (pinned)

(Washington D.C.) A second in a series of polls of young people from foster care has been conducted by FosterClub, the national network for young people from foster care, revealing troubling insights about how the COVID-19 crisis continues to... Read more

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More than 110 National and State Organizations, and 650 Individuals Ask Congress to #UpChafee and Help Older Youth from Foster Care

By Celeste — May 12, 2020 (pinned)

May 12, 2020: Organizing partners sent the #UpChafee Letter to Congress today, urging policymakers to support older youth from foster care during #COVID19. Read the full LETTER TO CONGRESS here: www.tinyurl.com/upchafeeletter ... Read more

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Foster Care Month ZOOM Backgrounds

By Celeste — May 1, 2020 (pinned)

May is National Foster Care Month! What better way to spread awareness during a quarantine than with a custom ZOOM background? Our free, downloadable backgrounds are the perfect way for you to show some love for young people who experience foster... Read more

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From Nevada: the Impact of the COVID crisis on Foster Youth

By Celeste — Apr 21, 2020 (pinned)

If there is one thing we know about the Covid19 pandemic it’s the phrase, “stay home”. Which is doable unless you no longer have a home. I’m a former foster youth who was making it ok, until the pandemic hit. I was in college, and school was my home... Read more

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Press Release: Youth from Foster Care Thrown into Crisis During Pandemic

By Celeste — Mar 27, 2020 (pinned)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mar 27, 2020 (Washington, DC) In a poll of young people from foster care conducted online via Facebook and Email March 21-24, 2020, FosterClub, the national network for young people from foster care, gained... Read more