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#FamilyFirstAct Twitter Storm

#FamilyFirstAct Twitter storm Friday, July 8th at 12pm ET, 9am PT

Foster Youth Support #FamilyFirstAct

Join former foster youth, pediatricians, child advocates, child welfare service providers, and policymakers for an hour-long Twitter storm on what children need from the child welfare system in orderto heal from trauma and thrive in family settings. Right now, major child welfare reform efforts are taking place on Capitol Hill through legislation known as the Family First Prevention Services Act. Among many other benefits, the bipartisan bill supports keeping children safely with their families, preventing the need for foster care, and ensuring that children in group homes have access to licensed clinical and nursing staff onsite where they live.

#FamilyFirstAct Twitter Storm

#FamilyFirstAct Twitter storm Friday, July 8th at 12pm ET, 9am PT

Foster Youth Support #FamilyFirstAct

Join former foster youth, pediatricians, child advocates, child welfare service providers, and policymakers for an hour-long Twitter storm on what children need from the child welfare system in orderto heal from trauma and thrive in family settings. Right now, major child welfare reform efforts are taking place on Capitol Hill through legislation known as the Family First Prevention Services Act. Among many other benefits, the bipartisan bill supports keeping children safely with their families, preventing the need for foster care, and ensuring that children in group homes have access to licensed clinical and nursing staff onsite where they live.

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Ignite the Light and Let It Shine

After venturing out on my own following my All-Star year in 2010 I took everything that I had learned and applied it to my situation in foster care. Mostly my education because I was always told growing up that, that was something that no one could take away from you. I worked it out with my...

by 3 years 8 months ago
And Again

Now that I'm leaving for college I realize how much the summer really inpacted my life. For me being a sissy is not an option but the realtionships I made with these people I spent almost two months with over the summer ment everything to me. I realize that now because looking through pictures...

by 5 years 3 months ago
And Again

Now that I'm leaving for college I realize how much the summer really inpacted my life. For me being a sissy is not an option but the realtionships I made with these people I spent almost two months with over the summer ment everything to me. I realize that now because looking through pictures...

by 5 years 3 months ago
Ignite the Light and Let It Shine

After venturing out on my own following my All-Star year in 2010 I took everything that I had learned and applied it to my situation in foster care. Mostly my education because I was always told growing up that, that was something that no one could take away from you. I worked it out with my...

by 3 years 8 months ago

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