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The COVID-19 crisis has turned everyone’s lives upside down. But for young people who have experienced foster care who are transitioning to adulthood, this crisis is hitting especially hard. I...

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On Thursday, May 28, 2020, the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth hosted a briefing on COVID-19 and its impact on child welfare to explore the effects of the pandemic on...

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FosterClub has released a document titled "What Young People Who Aged Out of Foster Care Are Experiencing During the COVID-19 Crisis), containing quotes gathered through polls of young people across...

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. To our FosterClub members: This week we watched the news of George Floyd’s death with horror and sorrow. Many of you reached out to us and to each other...

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Mayra, a former foster youth from Rhode Island, thanks Representatives Langevin, Bass, Bacon and Mullin for HR 6766 which will increase Chafee by $500 million and provide older youth with...

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Tee, a former foster youth from Iowa shares results from FosterClub’s second poll of youth from foster care who are transitioning to adulthood, between the ages 18-24. Tee is currently...

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. This over...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2020 Contact: Marci McCoy-Roth [email protected] 503-717-1552 (Washington, DC) Independent Living Programs (ILPs) across the country are responding to increased requests for assistance from young people...

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A Poll of Independent Living Coordinators SUMMARY In response to questions from policymakers about the impact of COVID-19 on youth from foster care and the Independent Living programs that provide...

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Over the years, Senator Wyden has regularly met with FosterClub young leaders in both Washington, DC and Oregon. We appreciate the time and care Senator Wyden takes in listening to...

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