Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Action Network is now Foster Youth in Action!

Christie Renick/ September 4, 2013/ FYA

We are very proud to announce that we have changed our name from The National Foster Youth Action Network (NFYAN) to Foster Youth in Action! This name change comes after months of strategizing about our growth and movement forward as an organization. We asked ourselves some very hard questions, and one of those was whether or not NFYAN was an

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Second Annual Leaders 4 Change Conference

Christie Renick/ September 2, 2013/ FYA, Leaders 4 Change

Just two months from now, on November 1st a group of powerful foster youth leaders from across the country will gather in San Francisco for our 2nd Annual Leaders for Change 2013 convening. Youth from California, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Oregon, Indiana, and Washington will engage in rigorous training with Foster Youth in Action, work together to create real change for foster

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Foster Youth In Action Presents Important Evaluation Data at National Conference!

Christie Renick/ September 2, 2013/ FYA

On August 7, 2013, our team was in Baltimore, Maryland, conducting a workshop at the Pathways to Adulthood Conference sponsored by the National Resource Center for Youth Development. The workshop, “The Impact and Effectiveness of Youth-led Advocacy Trainings on Well-being and Positive Development” was conducted by Jayette Hightower, Dr. Toni Naccarato, Carmen Duncan, and Janet Knipe, and provided participants with

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