Category Archives: Foster Youth

Policies to Address Poverty in America

Last month, the Hamilton Project revealed its 14 policy proposals that, when enacted together, wouldsucceed in Addressing America’s Poverty Crisis. The proposals created fit into categories of early childhood education, supporting disadvantaged youth, building skills, and improving safety net and … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Foster Care and Mental Health

The following blog entry is a cross-post from Disability.Blog, the official blog of Disability.gov. The blog is written by Stephanie Orlando, Member, National Council on Disability (NCD), with the assistance of Robyn Powell, NCD’s Attorney Advisor.   May is recognized as both National Foster Care Awareness … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words: Former Foster Youth Advocate for Improved Policies

May is National Foster Care Month, a time to raise awareness about the hundreds of thousands of children and families across the United States who are involved in the foster care system. As explained in Negotiating the Curves Toward Employment: … Continue reading

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Spotlight on National Foster Care Month

  May is National Foster Care Month. Youth in and aging out of the foster care system are among the most vulnerable populations in the country. According to NCWD/Youth’s publication Negotiating the Curves Toward Employment: A Guide About Youth Involved … Continue reading

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