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Foster Care Month Proclamations

Honoring and recognizing National Foster Care Month is an important part of keeping the needs of children and youth in foster care in the minds of public officials, businesses, and religious and community leaders, along with the public at large. Below are links to past proclamations issued by various levels of government to celebrate National Foster Care Month. These are great references for developing future proclamations and are examples of our nation's leaders publically placing a high value on safe and secure families for all children and youth. 

State and Local Proclamations

Alabama (2016)
Governor Robert Bentley proclaims May 2016 as National Foster Care Month.

Alaska (2017)
Governor Bill Walker proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Arizona (2014) (PDF - 183 KB)
Mayor Robert M. Jackson proclaims May 2014 as National Foster Care Month.

Florida (2016) (PDF - 15 KB)
Mayor Heather Carruthers proclaims May 2016 as National Foster Care Month.

Illinois (2017) (PDF - 115)
Governor Bruce Rauner proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

New York (2016)
Chemung County executive Tom Santulli proclaims May 2016 as National Foster Care Month.

Pennsylvania (2016) (PDF - 154 KB)
The Board of County Commissioners proclaims May 2016 as National Foster Care Month.

Virginia (2017)
Governor Terry McAuliffe proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Washington (2017) (PDF - 117 KB)
Governor Jay Inslee proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

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