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I’m trying to connect with several hundred young people who experienced foster care in my state. Unless I reach them in the next day, I won’t be able to help...

Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize...

Entering foster care
Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Housing
Transition (aging out)
Well-being
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On March 9, 2021, the federal Children's Bureau released ACYF-CB-PI-21-05: Guidance and instruction related to the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act, Division X of the Consolidated...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Independent living
Rights in foster care
Transition (aging out)
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On February 17th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with special guests Youth Law Center and Children's Law Center of California, hosted a webinar for advocates on re-entry and moratorium...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center hosted their third webinar for advocates on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 on outreach, notification & eligibility for young people who are eligible to receive older...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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On February 3rd, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center were joined by representatives from Think of Us, Together We Rise, and Youth Villages in hosting their second webinar for advocates...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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The Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act (H.R. 7947) became law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act on December 27, 2020 (PL 116-260). This law should...

Extension to age 21
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Transition (aging out)
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#UPChafee Advocates have drafted this summary of the provisions included in the new COVID-19 Relief package, passed by Congress December 21, 2020. You can also download this summary. Provisions for...

Extension to age 21
Homelessness
Housing
Transition (aging out)
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SUMMARY Since the beginning of the pandemic, FosterClub has conducted several polls to monitor how the pandemic is affecting young people in and from foster care. FosterClub conducted a poll...

Education
Health care
Higher education
Homelessness
Housing
Independent living
Mental health
Transition (aging out)
Well-being

What State Advocates Can Do: Policy Advocacy on Behalf of Older Youth in and Aging Out of the Child Welfare System in Response to COVID-19 Young people in and leaving...

Extension to age 21
Health care
Higher education
Homelessness
Independent living
Mental health