Monthly Archives: July 2011

Foster Youth “Shout Out” Training in Virginia

Janet/ July 31, 2011/ Virginia

The Action Network trainers trained 50 Virginia youth from all 5 regions on how to conduct a “Youth Shout Out” in their region later this fall. A “Shout Out” event gives youth in that region an opportunity to identify issues they are passionate about and make specific policy recommendations on how to make improvements in those areas. Each region is now

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The Action Network plants seeds in West Virginia

Janet/ July 30, 2011/ FYA

Training team member Nicole Demedenko Lehman was invited by the WV Chafee Foster Care Independence Program to present to their annual Youth Transitioning Conference to introduce the Action Network and see if the youth would be interested in joining. The presentation was a big success and we are looking forward to further conversations with them this fall about joining the Network!