Category Archives: Resources

We’ve compiled a comprehensive library of resources, including legislation information and proprietary youth development curriculum. FYA Partners have access to all of our resources but must login to view them. Other friends of FYA have access to a limited number of our resources.

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News from FYA founding member Oregon Foster Youth Connection

Christie Renick/ December 24, 2015/ Foster Youth Rights, Oregon

Oregon Foster Youth Connection Youth Leaders Katie Robinson and Nicole Stapp appointed by OR Gov. Kate Brown to State Advisory Committee to improve Child Welfare System. FYA is so glad to see state officials bringing Oregon youth voices to the table! Go here to read the article in the Portland Tribune.

Missed the Group Homes Webinar on 12/16/15? View the recording here!

Christie Renick/ December 24, 2015/ California, Florida, Webinars

Missed our HOT TOPICS webinar on Congregate Care? Youth Leaders from California Youth Connection (CYC) and Florida Youth Shine brought us up to speed on their state-level group home advocacy, and Alice Bussiere from Youth Law Center and Sean Hughes broke down for us the broader state and policy issues related to congregate care. Important, timely stuff! Go here to

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State-by-state legislation won by foster youth-led groups

Christie Renick/ March 19, 2015/ General, Resources

  A GROWING LIST  Below is a partial list of state legislation that foster youth-led organizations and Youth Advisory Councils have passed since the 90’s. It’s a big list. Fifty-three pieces of law, most by FYA network members. This list is incomplete, so please tell us which groups and which state laws should be added to this list.   California

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