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Transforming Foster Care, Ending Youth Homelessness


Mockingbird Appoints New Executive Director, Natalie Lente

We are pleased to announce that The Mockingbird Society Board of Directors has appointed Natalie Lente as our new Executive Director! We are excited to welcome Natalie to our team and can't wait to see what this new chapter for our organization brings. Natalie's first day is November 28, 2022. Read the full press release below.

2022 Youth Leadership Summit Report

It was such a joy to welcome back young people for in-person programming at our 2022 Youth Leadership Summit! Take a look at our  Summit Report to learn about the issues covered by each Mockingbird Youth Programs Chapter, as well as some of the other highlights from this year's Summit.

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A Voice that Matters

Want to know what young people experiencing foster care or homelessness need to succeed? Ask them. Since 2000, The Mockingbird Society has passed over 57 major policy reforms to transform the foster care system and end youth homelessness. 


The work we do, and the people we help

The Mockingbird Society’s mission is to transform foster care and end youth homelessness.

Working in partnership with young people who’ve lived through the systems we’re transforming, we change policies, perceptions, and practices that stand in between any young person and a safe, supportive, stable home.

Transforming Foster Care,Ending Youth Homelessness

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Learn about the results we get and how we get them.


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