Author: Whitney Gilliard

11.28.2018 WE ARE THANKFUL FOR YOU! Dear Friend, A special greeting to express sincere gratitude for your confidence, support, and donations for our mission. We are deeply thankful for you! We know that at this time, holidays are hard for our alumni and youth in care across the nation....

2018 Foster Care Alumni of America Scholarship! At Foster Care Alumni of America, we believe in all people from foster care. That is why we launched a scholarship program for foster care alumni 25 and over, to help fill a gap in educational opportunities for older...

Constance Iannetta of the FCAA National Board & Pennsylvania Chapter shares her kinship story in the September-October issue of Fostering Families Today. [caption id="attachment_6868" align="aligncenter" width="235"] Cover for September-October FFT Magazine.[/caption] "Simply put, I was terrified. Aside from the usual frazzled excitement that comes with being a...

FCAA Remembers George Sheldon   [caption id="attachment_6843" align="alignleft" width="210"] Mr. George Sheldon, President/CEO at Our Kids of Miami-Dade and Monroe, Inc.[/caption] Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA), is the national voice for over 400,000 children living in foster care and nearly 12 million alumni, including 19 state chapters. ...

How to Organize and Lead a Legislative Shadow Day! [caption id="attachment_6815" align="alignleft" width="300"] 2017 FCAA Shadow Day[/caption] Come to our webinar on to learn how to organize and lead a Shadow Day in your state! Organizers from the Foster Youth and Alumni Shadow Day in Illinois will be...

Survey Results: Supports for a Successful Return Home   In March, we asked you to help the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council gather information on reunification services for alumni. We sent out a survey called "Reunification Survey: Supports for a Successful Return Home." The Council...

A message from the FCAA National Board of Directors: Background:  The FCAA National Board of Directors is composed of a diverse group of professionals who have a wide variety of previous exposure to, and life experiences within, the child welfare system, including foster care. Based on...

A message from the FCAA National Board of Directors:   Background:  The FCAA National Board of Directors is composed of a diverse group of professionals who have a wide variety of previous exposure to and life experiences within the child welfare system including foster care. Based on...

June 23, 2018   NATIONAL VOICE OF ALUMNI TAKES STAND ON PARENT/CHILD SEPARATION A message from the Foster Care Alumni of America National Board of Directors The Foster Care Alumni of America National Board of Directors is composed of a diverse group of professionals who have a wide variety...