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Black youth and youth who are LGBTQIA2S+ are both overrepresented in the foster care system. For youth who identify as both Black and LGBTQIA2S+, managing this intersection* of marginalized identities...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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On February 9th, 2018, the Family First Act (FFA) was signed into law. This February, we celebrate FIVE YEARS of the FFA serving youth across the country. As we celebrate...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Transition (aging out)
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We want to celebrate this landmark legislation from 2018, as well as the hard work of the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council before and after it was...

Family relationships
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On February 9th, 2018, the Family First Act (FFA) was signed into law. The historic passing of the FFA would not have occurred without the voices of Lived Experience Leaders...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Family relationships
Transition (aging out)
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council invites you to a webinar to discuss their newest priority: Supporting Immigrant Children & Youth in Foster Care! Recent years have...

Rights in foster care
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View the recording from the info session here. Applications open: March 8 - March 22 The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council members represent a collective viewpoint of...

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Some agencies and organizations are encouraging the use of inclusive language in their spaces. But what is inclusive language and how do you use it? Keep reading to find out...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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In recent years, there’s been an influx in conversations around Gender Affirming Care. As some activists fight to ensure all youth have access to Gender Affirming Care, some states work...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
Mental health
Rights in foster care
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For LGBTQIA2S+ youth in foster care, acceptance from foster care providers and professionals improves their mental and physical wellbeing, as well as protects them against risky behaviors such as substance...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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On Friday, February 10th, FosterClub co-hosted a roundtable discussion with the Administration for Children and Families on the experiences of LGBTQIA2S+ youth in foster care as well as the importance...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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