Meet the 2014 All-Stars

Twenty five young leaders served a year-long internship with FosterClub, including an eight week in-residence experience at FosterClub headquarters.

Members of Our Team

Group Photos

Member Blogs

Cyber Bullying and the Effects

By Emily Tao — Aug 3, 2014

Lets face it. Everyone has heard the stories on the news of the teenager who commits suicide because of the constant harassment he/she receives from bullying. Yes it's depressing and terrible, but do people, especially bullies, really take it... Read more

Casey Family: Doing Wonders for Foster Care

By Emily Tao — Jul 29, 2014

Hi everyone! My name is Emily Tao and this is my first blog ever! The other day, I was fortunate enough to meet some of Casey Family representatives and was inspired by the work that they do. I wanted to do some more research about some of their... Read more


By cdavidson — Jul 28, 2014

All of my life as a foster youth I have acquired different skill sets based on the circumstance I was in. While at the time I thought that adapting to the scenarios I was put in was not having a major effect on who I was. It was not till later that... Read more

The Word 'Different', According to the Dictionary, Means Not Alike in Character or Quality

By Jess Edgar — Jul 27, 2014

The word different, according to the dictionary, means adj. Not alike in character or quality. I'm different. I am Asian. I am a sister, a cousin, a friend, a Christian, and a foster youth. I am complicated. The reason I say that is because no one... Read more

Some Things Just Happen For a Reason

By Jess Edgar — Jul 19, 2014

Going into this internship, my mind was focused on learning new information on the foster care system and making a difference wherever I go. I didn't want to start up any new relationship with anyone, especially with the other interns. I didn... Read more

If you would like to engage one of the 2014 FosterClub All-Star insterns, please contact FosterClub at 503-717-1552.

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