Reopening the Right Way: Supporting Youth and Families During COVID-19

By Family Voices United

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As the fall approaches and schools begin to reopen, we asked our constituents what support would help them and their families make that transition successfully. Read as kinship caregivers, birth parents, current and former foster youth provide insight into what strategies and supports will be most successful in reopening society while keeping our most vulnerable families physically, mentally, financially secure, and cared for.

Family Voices United is a joint undertaking by Casey Family Programs, FosterClub, Generations United, and The Children’s Trust Fund Alliance to elevate the voices and experiences of parents, relative caregivers and young people, transforming systems to support children and families to thrive. Learn more at

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Young people + parents + relative caregivers working together to elevate voices of those with firsthand experience = change in the child welfare system

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