Category Archives: Indiana

The latest updates from Foster Youth Connection of Indiana (FYCI)

Day One: Indiana

Christie Renick/ November 1, 2013/ Indiana, Leaders 4 Change

Our journey began in Indiana as we drove to the airport. We were very excited for our trip but not ready to sit for five hours. Tori (Victoria) was scared when the plane took off, it was her first time on an airplane! On the other hand, I (Shaneer) enjoyed the flight other than sitting. When we landed in Vegas

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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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Earth, Wind & Fire Empower Indianapolis Youth

Christie Renick/ October 1, 2012/ FYA, Indiana

Last Wednesday, Earth, Wind & Fire’s lead singer, Philip Bailey’s Music Is Unity Foundation, the Action Network, and our state Program Partner in Indiana, Child Advocates, Inc. partnered to offer the third empowering concert experience to local foster youth.  The legendary band performed at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, IN, on September 26. Mr. Bailey conducted an exclusive tour with

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NFYAN’s First Two Program Partners

Janet/ May 21, 2010/ FYA, Indiana, Oregon

The National Foster Youth Action Network is proud to announce the selection of our first two program partners and their local sponsoring agencies: The Oregon Foster Youth Connection sponsored by Children First for Oregon (Portland) The Foster Youth Connection of Indiana sponsored by Child Advocates (Indianapolis) “The National Foster Youth Action Network is training foster youth as powerful leaders and

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