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Recap – Foster Care Advocacy Day Hosted by Children’s Home Society

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

This year Children’s Home Society, a member of the foster care unified agenda, hosted the foster care advocacy day for families and professionals in the field. The purpose of this advocacy day was to highlight key issues on the unified agenda:

  • Codifying Fostering Futures
  • State-funded Kinship Care Program
  • Stabilizing the workforce through 1) increased salaries 2) updated case management system and 3) updated training model

Members who have signed on to the unified agenda are:

Legislative Visits

Advocates and families from across the Commonwealth came to share their personal stories with lawmakers.

Support Our Efforts

The legislative session is far from over! If you were not able to make this advocacy day, please send a letter to your legislator to tell them to support the foster care unified agenda using the link below:

Send a letter to Legislators Supporting the 2020 Foster Care Unified Agenda

Tell Legislators to Support Youth in Foster Care Obtaining a Drivers License



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