The Role of Youth Advocates in Parent Recruitment and Retention

You Gotta Believe envisions a day in New York City when Nobody Ages Out (NAO), so that every child leaving foster care is firmly connected to an unconditionally committed, loving permanent family. To that end, we now have a team of NAO Advocates for Youth who are all veterans of the foster care system.

Photograph provided by Humans of Foster Care

The Faces of Foster Care

The photographer behind Humans of Foster Care spoke with us about her work and the importance of sharing first-person perspectives of care.

The Roundup for October 4, 2016

The Family First act is dead after Senate adjourns, a teen’s decision to return to foster care and a new resource for child welfare professionals and policymakers on LGBTQ youth in the child welfare system.

The Roundup for September 20, 2016

In the first edition of the Roundup, a siblings’ rights reform bill, tax incentives for hiring foster youth, the role of preventive services in a young foster care alumna’s life and more.