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To kick off National Foster Care Month, we're taking time to celebrate the 10th birthday of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council! For the last 10 years...

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An Oregon summit will bring together young people with lived experience and field stakeholders for a day of thought-leadership, information-sharing and generating solutions for the future. If you are not...

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The Family First Act (FFA), passed in 2018, sought to respond to the needs of transition age youth in foster care. Given that LGBTQIA2S+ youth in foster care are at...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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Queer youth in foster care are at an increased risk of aging out of foster care 1. On average, one in four youth who age out of foster care will...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Transition (aging out)
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LGBTQIA2S+ foster youth are more likely to age out of the foster care system than their heterosexual peers. Youth aging out of the system deserve to have help during this...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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LGBTQIA2S+ youth in foster care are more likely to age out of the foster care system than their heterosexual peers. Youth aging out of the system deserve to have help...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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In case you missed it: Our webinar on March 7 about our Supporting Immigration Children and Youth in Foster Care priority was amazing! The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni...

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The application period for the Outstanding Young Leader award is now open! FosterClub’s Outstanding Young Leaders recognition award and scholarship program is for incredible young people whose brilliance and resilience...

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"It was hard to express how I felt, or even be honest who I was. Everyone made jokes about homosexuals." -- former foster youth LGBTQ2S+ youth in foster care are...

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The National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council members represent a collective viewpoint of youth and alumni who have personal experience in the foster care system, and use those...

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