Meet the 2016 All-Stars

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

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Member Blogs

FosterClub Comments on Notice of Proposed RuleMaking to eliminate AFCARS data elements.

By Brittney Barros — Jun 28, 2019

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) requires that states provide case-level data on all children in foster care. This important data system, which has not been updated since 1993, was to be revised as a result of... Read more

My Health Choice Challenge

By Cody Rivera — Feb 19, 2018

After a knee blow-out, Cody was faced with a difficult choice: face surgery alone, or move to family and lose health care coverage? Life’s challenges test the strongest people and as a former foster youth, I am no exception. I almost missed one of... Read more


Concern Over the Uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

By lilrocker392 — Jan 13, 2017

For many, we wanted to start 2017 on a positive note but since the new year began, we have seen the changes of the new government begin to take effect. One of the most basic rights to citizens has been attacked and that is our access to healthcare... Read more


Blog #5

By Casey Preston — Aug 19, 2016

Wow, life after the internship.... I want to thank all of the staff at FosterClub, it was an amazing experience that I will never forget. I can't believe that I am blogging again haha. So I've been trying to get a new job as a Youth Adult... Read more

How Support Changed My Foster Care Story

By Tubaman05 — Aug 14, 2016

Unlike many, I never had someone treat me less than due to my status as a foster youth. However, I did have people look at me differently- just not in the way you would think. I have always been expected to succeed, regardless of my situation, being... Read more


If you would like to engage one of the 2016 FosterClub All-Star insterns, please contact FosterClub at 503-717-1552.

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