2023 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day

Since 2012, NFYI and the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth have co-hosted the annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day experience, a multi-day conference that brings current and former foster youth from around the country to Washington, DC to share their first-hand experiences in the child welfare system with Congress, and learn how federal legislation and […]

Briefing on Kinship Care

Facilitating Kinship Licensure & Foster Care Exits to Guardianship By: Angelique Day, Grace Nielson, Scout Hartley, Charles E. Lewis, Jr. Summary: Studies have shown that Kinship placement and guardianship has the lowest rate of reentry into the foster care system. However, potential Kinship caregivers are denied the opportunity to care for the children they love […]