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These Foster Care Heroes make a tremendous difference in the lives of young people.

Many of our students and alumni would not be where they are – in colleges and training programs, making careers, and raising families – were it not for the support of a special person or organization. Foster parents, caseworkers, CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates), educators, mentors, coaches and more all make a difference in the lives of America’s foster youth. We are proud to celebrate these Foster Care Heroes.

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[Guest Blog] Making Time to Show Kindness

“Now!” “Mine!” “No!” These are three lovely words that I hear frequently as the mom of a 4 year old and a 1.5 year old. Let’s face it: Kids are selfish, and the truth is, we all are. Attempting to fight this selfishness, I resolved to serve more with my kids, and this resolution has [...]

“Lost Childhoods,” First-of-its-Kind and Largest Collection of Foster Youth Memorabilia

Life is a series of moments and memories, sometimes captured in photos or memorabilia that tell stories of tragedy and triumph. Regardless of the theme, stories can help us heal, inspire us to grow, and define our purpose. Foster youth have a myriad of stories that shed light and awareness on our current system; for [...]

New Documentary Showcases World of Foster Care Through Animation, Community Storytelling

Current and former foster youth are joining their voices to reframe the discussion about foster care—one YouTube video at a time. Using video, animation, storytelling and social media, the Foster Care Film and Community Engagement Project offers the foster care community various ways to share experiences and enlighten others about the world of foster care.

National Social Work Month

Did you know? March is National Social Work Month! In 1963, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) first introduced this month to raise awareness of both the need and the incredible impact social workers make in our society. The campaign garnered buzz and enough media attention that politicians began to advocate for National Social [...]