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Youth Thrive 4 Youth is an interactive, accessible, and engaging training curriculum created by and for youth. It was developed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s Youth...

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Over the last 10 years, the Council has put equitable educational opportunities for foster youth forward in many of our priority statements. We firmly believe that education provides young people...

Education
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council and the Center on Immigration and Child Welfare (CICW) invite you to a webinar to discuss best practices for supporting immigrant...

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In June, Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver III (D-MO-05) and Congressman Don Bacon (R-NE-02) introduced a bipartisan resolution on rights for foster youth. The resolution outlines 10 key areas of foster youth...

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We are pleased to share the statement from President Biden and Vice President Harris in celebration of Pride month! The statement includes new actions that federal agencies are taking to...

LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth
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The Supreme Court recently issued a 7-2 decision on the Brackeen v. Haaland case, fully affirming the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and dismissing all arguments against...

Adoption
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Well-being
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In a noteworthy legal ruling today, the Supreme Court upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in the case of Haaland v. Brackeen. This 7-2 decision confirms ICWA's constitutional validity...

Well-being
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The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council had the pleasure of meeting with key stakeholders from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) last week! Commissioner Jones-Gaston, Associate...

Mental health
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FosterClub, through its partnership with Casey Family Programs, is offering an exclusive opportunity for an individual with lived experience in foster care. This role will provide an individual with hands-on...

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Meet the Outstanding Young Leaders! FosterClub has selected these 20 incredible young people with lived experience in foster care for a recognition award and scholarship that honors their leadership and...

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