Thanks to the sponsors below, 25 youth who have experienced foster care will be flown to Seaside, Oregon for seven weeks of training. Split between two sessions, these youth will receive educational, leadership, and team-building training; and participate in conferences and events throughout the United States.

Session A:
May 31st to July 19th
12 Youth
Ages 18-23
10 States and Counties Represented
79.5 Combined Years in Care
Session B:
July 7th to August 25th
13 Youth
Ages 18-24
10 States and Counties Represented
66 Combined Years in Care
Facilitators:
Level II All-Stars
Tyler Booth, 2014 All-Star
Diego Conde, 2013 All-Star
Royce Markley, 2013 All-Star

What are the All-Stars up to? Get to know them through their bios, read their blog posts, and check out their photo album on the FosterClub Facebook Page!

Thanks to the 2016 All-Star Sponsors!

  • Allegheny County Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania
  • Arizona Department of Child Safety
  • Discovery Land Company Foundation
  • Foundation for California Community Colleges
  • Hennepin County
  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
  • Nevada Division of Children and Family Services
  • New York Office of Children and Families
  • Michigan Department of Human Services
  • Missouri Department of Human Services
  • Oregon Department of Human Services
  • Student Assistance Foundation, Montana
  • Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Vermont Department for Children and Families
  • Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
  • Franklin County Children's Services, Ohio

Free Tagging: 

Your 2016 All-Star Interns

Victoria Myers
Minnesota
Shea Lachman
Minnesota, Montana
Sabrina Petrie
New York
Misty Skelton
Washington
Lindsay Briese
Arizona
Idaho
Kayla Beldon
Vermont
Joshua Hatch
Ohio
Joseph Johnson
Montana
Johnathan LeGrande
Pennsylvania
Washington
Edie Hammett
Missouri
Dominique
California, Nevada
Davina Hollin
Texas
David Samuel Hall's 2016 FosterClub All-Star Biography
Oklahoma
Cristal
California
Cody Rivera's 2016 FosterClub All-Star Biography
New York
Christina Andino, 2016 FosterClub All-Star
Utah
Casey Bodine-Preston
Texas
Brittney Barros
Michigan
Brandi
Nevada
Amairani Morales
Oregon
Aliyah Boatman
Minnesota

What's going on?

All-Star Guest Writes for Chronicles of Social Change

Brittney Chronicles2016 FosterClub All-Star, Brittney Barros, was asked to write about the Family First Prevention Services Act. There has been a lot of conversations surrounding this historical piece of child welfare legislation and All-Stars have been highly engaged. Brittney expands on her thoughts regarding the Family First Act in her article, Youth View Family First Act as an Opportunity to Strengthen Families. Read more about Brittney's article here..

#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.

All-Star Guest Writes for Chronicles of Social Change

Brittney Chronicles2016 FosterClub All-Star, Brittney Barros, was asked to write about the Family First Prevention Services Act. There has been a lot of conversations surrounding this historical piece of child welfare legislation and All-Stars have been highly engaged. Brittney expands on her thoughts regarding the Family First Act in her article, Youth View Family First Act as an Opportunity to Strengthen Families. Read more about Brittney's article here..

#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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