Monthly Archives: July 2013

Overcoming Hurdles in Ohio

Christie Renick/ July 26, 2013/ FYA

Statewide Quarterly OHIO Youth Advisory Board Meeting, July 2013 Earlier this month, Janet and Jayette attended the Ohio Youth Advisory Board Meeting in Columbus, Ohio. We were invited to present an overview of what Foster Youth in Action is all about to the youth who were in attendance from all over the state. In addition to our presentation, we listened

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Exciting Developments for FYCI

Janet/ July 16, 2013/ Indiana

Fostering Youth Connections of Indiana hosted its first ever conference for policymakers last Saturday, July 13. 12 youth attended workshops that were facilitated by their peers and participated in the small groups to discuss their 3 top policy issues: siblings, over-medication of youth in care and foster parent accountability. The youth identified recommendations in those policy areas and presented their

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