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Homelessness Priority Webinar

On Thursday, June 15, 2017, the Council hosted a webinar that centered on homelessness among former foster youth. This was an opportunity for the community to hear first-hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways practice and policy can be improved to better serve young people.

​If you were unable to join us for this informational session, we invited you to view a recording of the webinar and download the slides.  Click here to read the priority. 

Click here to download the slides

 

Webinar:Reducing Homelessness for Young People from Foster Care

The National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council invites you to join us for a webinar to discuss homelessness among former foster youth. It’s an opportunity for you to hear first hand from young people who experienced foster care and learn ways practice and policy can be improved to better serve young people.


Topic: Reducing Homelessness For Young People from Foster Care
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2016  
Time11:00am Pacific/1:00pm Central/2:00pm Eastern
RegisterClick here to register

Want to know more? 

In this webinar, we will:
• Review the Council's priority statement
• Discuss

Welcome New Policy Council Members!

Tamya - Michigan

Kodi- Iowa

Samantha - New York

Latasha - North Carolina

Htet Htet - Louisiana

Timothy - Tennessee 

Samuel - Washington 

See their bios here.

Now Accepting Applications for New Members 2017

Now Accepting Nominations! 

FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) are inviting partner agencies to once again participate in nominating candidates to serve on the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council (NFCYAPC). As a collaborative partner, we would be pleased if your organization would consider nominating a youth or alumni of foster care as representatives of your organization and the young people you serve. At this time, we are requesting that you follow the link and fill out the nomination form.

*NFCYAPC partner organizations include Casey Family Programs, Foster
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Council Member Writes Blog For United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Cortney Jones spent 10 years in and out of the Texas foster care system, and joined the National Foster Youth and Alumni Policy Council in October of 2014. Youth homelessness is an issue close to Cortney's heart. She recently wrote a blog for the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness highlighting the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. Since aging out of care, Cortney has been advocating for foster youth by volunteering and motivational speaking.

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