Category Archives: Virginia

The latest updates from Virginia Youth Advisory Council

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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Action Network expands to the South

Janet/ March 7, 2011/ Virginia

We are pleased to welcome the Virginia Youth Advisory Council as our fourth program partner! This new statewide organization coordinates five regional councils advocating on behalf of Virginia’s 6,712 foster youth. The Action Network is helping youth leaders create a strong permanent infrastructure and build their advocacy skills so they can bring foster youth voices to policy issues at the

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