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foster care

Nobody Said It Would Be Easy: My experience in New York’s foster care system

11/21/2022

Nobody Said It would be Easy: My Experience in New York’s Foster Care System

There are a lot of things that need to be worked on as it relates to the New York foster care system, writes Imani Young.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/18/2022

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

I made the decision to testify because I don’t want foster youth to experience what I have been through, writes Izzy Wagner.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/17/2022

Autism in the Foster System

I hope to be someone whose experiences change the way the world treats those on the Autism spectrum, writes Nia Dyer.

Youth Services Insider

11/16/2022

McCormack’s Dissent

The chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court had a lot to say about the child welfare system in her 12-page dissent of a recent appeal

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/16/2022

Segregation of LGBTQ+ Youth

LGBTQ+ youth deserve the same affirming care that straight youth receive. I should have been made to feel safe too, writes Shane Read.

Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

11/15/2022

Broken System Leads to Broken Families

For Fosters who become parents, it’s all too easy for a social worker to just deem us “unfit,” writes Katelyn Owens.

    Lending my Voice to Legislative Change for Minnesota Foster Youth

    11/14/2022

    The Intersection of Generational Trauma and Foster Care

    Fosters are given fewer resources but are under pressure to not have disproportionate rates of trauma affect our lives, writes Lexi Borgeson.

    11/9/2022

    Supreme Court Probes Constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act

    Members of the United States Supreme Court
    In an hours-long hearing today, the Supreme Court pressed attorneys about whether a 44-year-old law to shield Indigenous children and families from unjust separations goes beyond the power of Congress to regulate federally recognized tribes. 

    More Than an Exception or No More Exceptions

    11/7/2022

    More Than an Exception or No More Exceptions

    If failing is the expectation, what was the whole point of removing us from our family?, writes Aleta Smith.