Foster parents in the state of Washington are mobilizing to raise awareness about the need for greater support. This article covers a rally in January 2018 on the state capitol’s steps led by a new foster parent organization called Fostering Change Washington. We’re thrilled to see these amazing foster parents calling for a new partnership. We hope policy makers will do their part. Two amazing quotes from foster families in Washington:

Foster mom: “You take these kids into your home and they are part of your family. We are not foster babysitters, we’re not caregivers. We are a family. We are foster family.”

Kindergarten age brother to foster sibs, when asked at school what you’re proud of: :I’m proud