Foster America is pleased to announce we are expanding our mission with a bold new goal: to co-design and implement just, equitable alternatives to foster care.
Building on seven years of success driving positive change through our immersive fellowship program, Foster America is honing its focus to prevention efforts – building family and community well-being to reduce reliance on foster care.
Foster America is inviting 15 community leaders and changemakers who are serving children, youth, and families to join us for an 8-month hybrid leadership fellowship. Particularly designed by, for, and […]
Brian brings 30 years’ experience applying data-driven approaches to transform child and family services. Starting February 6th, he’ll help shape Foster America’s strategic growth as a learning hub for community […]
Dear friends, As 2022 comes to a close, we are grateful for another year of innovation, impact, and inspiration. This year, we graduated two cohorts of fellows. They supported relative caregivers […]
Convening in person for the first time since January 2020, Foster America staff, fellows, and alumni joined alongside a group of child welfare changemakers from across the country recently. Government […]
For months, they’ve shared joy, frustrations, and visions for a better future with each other, but Foster America’s fellows of Cohort 5 and 6 still hadn’t met in person until […]
In this series of posts, we highlight some of the ways our jurisdictional partners are rapidly adapting systems to better serve children and families during the COVID-19 crisis, and how […]
By Sixto Cancel, Marina Nitze, Sherry Lachman, Katie Sullivan, and Emily Tavoulareas Carol* has been caring for her two young grandsons for the last six months because her daughter (their […]
Dear friends, This has been a heartbreaking, infuriating, painful week. We are outraged at the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the violent deaths of so many […]
With the Coronavirus, America’s Foster Care System is at a Tipping Point As vulnerable families confront joblessness, illness, and social isolation due to COVID-19, the number of children entering foster […]