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Applications due: Awards for Youth in Foster Care

We are now accepting applications for the 19th Annual Awards for Youth in Foster Care! Youth Communication sponsors this essay contest to promote a more positive image of New York City foster youth among agency staff, youth workers, and the general public. Fifteen young people will be awarded prize money at a ceremony in spring, 2017. […]

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Nominate A Teen

Call for submissions for our annual scholarship essay competition for youth in care

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Foster youth: How to thrive in school

Young writers describe the challenges of going to school while in foster care

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Represent Open House: New & Returning Writers

We’ll eat pizza. We’ll introduce ourselves. We’ll talk about how it works here and what issues we ought to be covering. Please spread the word to any young writers you know who are or have been in care or have been homeless or involved in the juvenile justice system. If you have written for Represent […]

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