More Than 100 Foster Youth Attend Shadow Day Program On Capitol Hill – Social Work Helper


More Than 100 Foster Youth Attend Shadow Day Program On Capitol Hill – Social Work Helper

Congresswoman Karen Bass speaking to Foster Youth Representatives on Capitol Hill
On May 24th, 2017, in honor of National Foster Youth Awareness Month, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth (CCFY) hosted more than 100 current and former foster youth from across the country as part of the 6th Annual Foster Youth Shadow. Every year, the event allows youth to share their experiences in foster care directly with Member of Congress to help inform and improve child welfare policy. This year’s group came from more than 36 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
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