Shadow Day 2014

We are currently accepting applications for this year's Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day. If you are a current or former foster youth who is passionate about improving child welfare, sign up today!
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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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Foster Youth Shadow Members of Congress

Foster care alumni from around the country came to Capitol Hill for the Second Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day on Tuesday, May 21.
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Apr 2, 2014 Event

Foster Youth Caucus Co-Chair Karen Bass and members of Congress testify at House hearing on foster youth and sex trafficking

Oct 23, 2013 Video

Today, members of Congress and foster youth advocates testified at the House Subcommittee on Human Services hearing "Preventing and Addressing Sex Trafficking of Youth in Foster Care."

Members of the Foster Youth Caucus speak in support of the Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act

Oct 22, 2013 Legislation

Today, the House passed the Promoting Adoption and Legal Guardianship for Children in Foster Care Act, a bill which overhauls and improves the Adoption Incentives program.

Congressional Briefing on Child Welfare Demonstration Projects

Sep 24, 2013 Event

This congressional briefing will discuss the specifics behind these recent State efforts to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable children and families through Title IV-E child welfare demonstration projects (also known as waivers).

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