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Charlotte Ayanna

By Team FosterClub — May 1, 2008

Charlotte was born in Puerto Rico on September 25, 1976 to a mother who struggled with mental illness. Convinced that the “demons” would not follow her to the cold and distant state of Vermont, her mother moved the little family that included... Read more

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Study looks at social connections of youth aging out of foster care

By Team FosterClub — Apr 23, 2008

Chapin Hall released a new report: A Reason, a Season, or a Lifetime: Relational Permanence Among Young Adults with Foster Care Backgrounds The phenomenon called “aging out” includes approximately 20,000 young people who enter adulthood directly... Read more

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Policy 101: Legislation

By FC Steve — Mar 5, 2008

The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Passed unanimously by both Houses of Congress in September, 2008, the bipartisan Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act represents the most... Read more