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Los Angeles Foster System

Wasting Money, Wasting Human Lives

Ellen Sloan | Posted 09.17.2012 | Impact
Ellen Sloan

Of the 400,000 youth in the foster system nationally, 19,000 are in Los Angeles County. Our county has more foster kids than any other county and more than some states. What better place to create a new model than right here?

Foster Care Counts

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact
Daniel Heimpel

It is "Foster Mother's Day" and Gabbi is one of 2,200 foster children and their families who will cycle through Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker's 1.24-acre home and garden on Los Angeles' West Side.

The Fight to Make Well-Being a Foster Child's Right

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Heimpel

Roughly 4,000 foster youth age out of California's foster care system every year. For most their 18th birthday is not so much a day of celebration as one of total isolation.