Join FYA

FYA IS SEEKING NEW PARTNERS!

FYA is building a national movement of foster youth-led groups. New groups are joining all the time. How about you?

 

The Action Network with Philip Bailey

FYA Members with Philip Bailey.

SO MANY REASONS FOR YOUR GROUP TO JOIN

  • Participating in our “Leaders for Change” National Conference in Washington DC – at deeply subsidized rates
  • Helping to shape a national foster youth-led policy agenda
  • Having a youth rep of your group on the FYA Youth Leaders Council – the group driving our national agenda
  • Increasing the visibility of your group on a national stage
  • Getting a regular insiders newsletter just for partners
  • Sharing your lessons and learning to peers around the US
  • Using our growing library of tools, materials and curricula for FYA partners only
  • Joining monthly webinars focusing on topics that are timely and important to youth leaders and staff
  • Easy access to FYA staff for assistance & support
  • Getting opportunities to participate in special projects and receive funds for new initiatives
  • Subsidized rates for youth training and capacity building services

 

WHO CAN JOIN

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FACE of New York City

To be a part of the FYA network, your group:

  • Is comprised of members who are current and former foster youth;
  • Works for policy and system change that improve the lives of foster youth in your state or region;
  • Ensures that youth group members make the decisions about the issues and actions to work on;
  • Has an adult supporter that helps youth leaders develop the skills & knowledge to lead; and
  • Has buy-in from your host organization to join FYA.

 

JOINING IS SIMPLE

  • We talk by phone, videoconference or face to face to get to know each other.
  • Your group decides if you want to join FYA.
  • We sign an agreement and you pay yearly fee of $250 – $500 sliding scale.
  • FYA creates a special page on our website that includes info about you and sends an announcement out widely.

For more info, contact Matt Rosen, FYA’s Executive Director at mrosen@fosteryouthaction.org.