We regularly encourage the teens and young adults we support to step outside of their comfort zones. It’s how they grow. At Foster Success, we practice what we preach. Both our President and CEO Maggie Stevens and Chief Operating Officer Monika Mala are participating...
Policy & Practice
General Assembly Should Improve Foster Youth Support
It is shaping up to be a busy legislative session at the Statehouse, and I am eager to work with lawmakers to support the teens and young adults transitioning out of foster care in Indiana. At Foster Success, we ensure that the 24,000 teens and young adults...
Giving Young People in Foster Care a Seat at the Table
For 16 years, Morgan Perrill has advocated for changes at the state level. For the past two years, much of her work has been on behalf of youth in foster care. “I love seeing young people learn about government and get involved in its process,” said Perrill, Vice...
Foster Success Signs Open Letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committees
Read the full letter from The Children's Budget Coalition here. Dear Chair Leahy, Chair DeLauro, Ranking Member Shelby and Ranking Member Granger, As you work to complete the FY2023 appropriations process, the undersigned groups are writing to urge you to prioritize...
Foster Youth to Benefit from Indiana General Assembly Session
This year’s Indiana General Assembly session included passage of a number of provisions that will help Indiana’s foster children.
The Voices and Advocacy of Older Youth in Foster Care Were Critical to the COVID Relief Bill
A lot of voices informed the most recent COVID relief bill, but most notable to those of us at Foster Success were the voices of older foster youth and former foster care youth from across the country informing the Supporting Foster Youth & Families through...
An open letter to House Ways and Means members on H.R. 7947
Foster Success is one of 45 organizations who signed the following letter on Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act. A copy of the letter is available here.
Education outcomes for foster youth are going in the wrong direction
…the more complete data set only emphasized and further heightened the continued disparities in the educational foundation that we are laying for Indiana’s students in foster care.
An open Letter to Gov. Holcomb about supporting foster youth during the pandemic
On April 29, 2020 Foster Success sent this letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb about ways the State can support foster youth during COVID-19.
2019 CCAI Policy Report
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