‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care – ABC News

‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care – ABC News
— Read on abcnews.go.com/GMA/Culture/sesame-street-introduces-karli-muppet-foster-care/story


Georgia foster reform: Kinship preference limits are good for children

Georgia’s foster care bill put some limits on kinship preference, a principle allowing blood relatives to take kids out of stable homes.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/05/20/georgia-foster-reform-kinship-preference-blood-relative-limits-children-column/3733367002/

Fitness classes help children in foster care | WHAM

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) – Lift the Wait ROC is raising money to help find “forever families” for children waiting the longest in foster care. Children Awaiting Parents and the Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency is working with local gyms, fitness and wellness studios. “Our longtime slogan ‘Lift the Wait’ indicates the need for forever, adoptive families for children who wait in foster care the longest,” said CAP/Corbett Executive Director Lauri McKnight.
— Read on 13wham.com/news/local/fitness-classes-help-children-in-foster-care

Foster care in Mississippi: Programs help prepare for college, jobs

Social workers, navigators help Mississippi foster youth overcome trauma, transition to college
— Read on www.clarionledger.com/story/news/politics/2019/05/20/foster-care-programs-aging-out-transition-college-jobs-social-workers-navigators-mississippi/3686313002/

APNewsBreak: Kansas again keeping foster kids in offices – ABC News

Not enough foster parents and not enough homes for these children. A fatality of the austerity measures in Kansas to pay for the tax cuts for the wealthy.
— Read on abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/apnewsbreak-kansas-keeping-foster-kids-offices-63106263

Oklahoma Program Builds a Place for Siblings in Foster Care

Oklahoma-based Circle of Care Builds Multiple Homes for Siblings in Foster Care to be Reunited, recruits foster parent caretakers
— Read on chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/oklahoma-program-builds-a-place-for-siblings-in-foster-care

Basehor couple behind nonprofit getting closer to buying land for foster care village | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports

BASEHOR, Kan. — A couple from Basehor who wants to build a foster care community is closer to meeting their goal. Sarah and Justin Oberndorfer founded their nonprofit, Joy Meadows, in January 2018.
— Read on fox4kc.com/2019/05/15/basehor-couple-behind-nonprofit-getting-closer-to-buying-land-for-foster-care-village/

Former Indiana foster care kids lead viral social media challenge in May

May is National Foster Care Month. It’s designed to raise awareness of the issues children in foster care face. 
— Read on www.wishtv.com/news/local-news/former-indiana-foster-care-kids-lead-viral-social-media-challenge-in-may/2003506014

Teen sets goal to donate 1,000 bags for foster care kids in May, National Foster Care Month | GMA

Help this kid!

There are more than 400,000 children in foster care in the U.S., federal data shows.
— Read on www.goodmorningamerica.com/living/story/teen-sets-goal-donate-1000-bags-foster-care-62823410