Foster Youth Internship
Congressional Nonprofit Hires Executive Director as Pandemic Presents New Challenges
Sixteen months after the heart-breaking death of its long-time executive director, the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute has hired its next permanent leader, who inherits the challenge of steadying an organization amidst a pandemic.
Memorable Youth Voice Submissions from 2019
At The Imprint, amplifying the voices of young people with lived experience in the foster care or youth justice systems is critical to our mission. As it turns out, our readers like to hear from them just as much as we do.
Foster Youth Internship Program Accepting Applications for 2020
Youth who have spent time in the foster care system have the opportunity to participate in an internship on Capitol Hill. The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is now accepting applications for its 2020 Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI).
Adoption Advocacy Group Hosts Fundraising Run in Honor of Becky Weichhand
Becky Weichhand passed away last year, and the adoption advocacy organization she led is planning an annual event to honor her legacy in the field. On June 23, the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) will host its first 5K race in honor of Weichhand at 7:30 a.m.
Twelve Child Welfare Policy Ideas from Former Foster Youth
Every year, one of Youth Services Insider’s favorite assignments is poring over the policy recommendations of the 12 young people selected for the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a program operated by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute.