Friday, March 5, 2010

2010 FosterClub Outstanding Young Leader Award

Do you know an outstanding young person who spent time in the foster care system and whose perseverance, resilience and contribution to the community made him or her an inspiration to others?

If so, please nominate that person for a 2010 FosterClub Outstanding Young Leader Award.

For the third year, the FosterClub, a national network for young people in foster care, will honor100 of them for their success in overcoming ”challenging circumstances and are now finding different ways to give back to their community and disprove negative stereotypes about young people in foster care.”

Nominees must be aged 16-24 as of May 1, 2010 and must have spent some time in foster care. Young people can nominate themselves or be nominated by someone they know.

Deadline is March 15, 2010.

Further information and nomination form here.

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