We are excited to report that FYA’s 2016 Poll of Foster Youth Issues received recent coverage in the the Chronicle of Social Change. The article highlighted, among other facts, that “Results indicated that sibling visitation, homelessness prevention, college access and success, and opportunities for independent living are the top priorities among current and former foster […]
November 9th, 2016 Dear Friends, colleagues, allies, and partners, This election has shown the deep divisions in this country and is a stark reminder of how important it is for us to remain united in our struggle for justice. Our country is divided, but Foster Youth in Action (FYA) remains deeply committed to working across […]
Please Join Us Foster Youth Action Showcase Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 10:00am – 12:30pm Hear Presentations from young leaders in foster care about their local and state advocacy work Welcome 10:00am Presentations & Q&A 10:15am Networking 12:00pm Learn More About Priority Issues identified by young people who have experienced foster care National 4-H Conference Center 7100 […]
FYA is so excited to hold our first press conference as the culminating event of the national conference on October 24th. TWENTY-ONE foster youth-led organizations representing their states come together to release the results of Foster Youth in Action’s national poll on the priorities of today’s foster youth. Foster Youth leaders from around the country […]
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.