Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day 2014

This year's Shadow Day was a tremendous success! Nearly 70 foster youth came to the Hill to share their stories with senior White House officials and their Members of Congress.
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Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act

Help prevent trafficking of our nation’s foster youth! Become a citizen cosponsor!
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Share Your Ideas for Foster Youth

The Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth created a Tumblr account to collect and display your ideas for improving foster care and the lives of foster youth.
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Latest News

Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act

Jun 12, 2014 Legislation

Amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require that the state plan under the Act certifies that the state has in effect and is enforcing a state law, or is operating a statewide program, relating to child abuse and neglect that includes provisions and procedures requiring: (1) identification and assessment of reports involving child trafficking, and (2) training child protective services workers about identifying and providing services for such children.

Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day 2014

May 30, 2014 Event

View photos and video from the latest Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day!

Foster Youth Shadow Day Luncheon

May 29, 2014 Event

Today, 67 foster youth from around the country join the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and special guests Dr. Phil from the Dr. Phil Show as well as Cierra Ramirez and Hayden Byerly from the ABC Family show The Fosters. Watch here.

Rep. Diane Black speaks in support of measures to combat human trafficking

May 20, 2014 Video

Today, Foster Youth Caucus members spoke in support of HR 4058, a bill to improve child welfare's role in preventing child trafficking and helping trafficking victims.

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