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to promote and sustain the development of

to help bring about

Synonyms for Foster

United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864)

promote the growth of

bring up under fosterage

providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties


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This year was better than ever with many fostering services holding fostering information events, as well as family-friendly events like the Foster Walks, which raised funds for The Fostering Network's work transforming fostered children's lives.
There is this certain stigma about foster care that gets in the way of foster care adoptions,'' said Jill Rosenberg, an adoption coordinator for Inner Circle foster care adoption agency.
In 1990, she founded the Rowell Foster Children's Positive Plan, which offers services in fine arts, education, healthcare, financial literacy, internship opportunities, cultural enrichment, and family support to young people living in foster care.
Years later Keane, who went on to foster many young girls and is now the Family Permanency Advocate at You Gotta Believe, a New York-based adoption placement agency for teenagers, learned that officials at the foster care agency she had dealt with--like many around the country at the time--were probably homophobic.
During the two weeks, fostering services around the UK hold events and promote in their communities and through their local media the urgent need for more foster carers.
Perhaps it is this concurrence of critical opinion that persuaded Foster that the jig was up; he did not have Vickers's book in hand when he conceded defeat, but he evidently sensed what was coming.
Right now, black children make up two-thirds of those in foster care but only a fifth of the state's total population under 18.
Weinstein ruled that New York City's child welfare department violated the constitutional rights of battered mothers by routinely and unnecessarily placing their children in foster care.
John and I being 'left' in politics," Foster explained, "we decided if the revolution wasn't coming in the U.
In his latest book Foster surveys six Christian traditions, noting how each can help contemporary believers live a deeper Christian life.
Now Foster may face the equivalent of life in prison for growing and using a forbidden medicine.
For it is of course the "avant-garde at the end of the century" that Foster aims finally to legitimate.
Discussing the literature of the 1830s, which Foster identifies as a discourse of social welfare and moral improvement addressed to men and women, black and white, she analyzes writings by freeborn Northern urban women like Jarena Lee (1836), Ann Plato (1841), and Zilpha Elaw (1846) within multiple contexts, including the genre of spiritual autobiography and the American ideologies of gender in the first half of the nineteenth century.
Foster grew up in the grinding poverty of Philadelphia's Irish slums and started his working life--and his career as an agitator and organizer--on the railways.
However, we are spending billions in futile efforts to prevent child abuse, to find adoptive and foster parents, and to pay them for the temporary, uncertain, and largely unsupervised care of helpless children in foster placement.