Foster Care: There is No One Solution

Sorry I’ve been silent. I’ve been brooding, angry over the system, policies and government. I find it is best that I don’t write when I’m angry, but this last bout of anger doesn’t seem to be going away, so I hope that you don’t mind that I finally decided to try and vent on my blog. It started rather simply: I was reading the latest report from the National Center of Law for Children. They do one every year. I could barely get through paragraph two before I was writing questions in the margins. Then that boiled over and I ended up with more questions that when I started. Then I joined a Twitter Chat about foster care, and there I saw it again: People giving the answers they thought people w

Do Something For Foster Kids

Shenandoah Chefalo is back, continuing on for those who can’t find their voice. Welcome to the 62nd episode of Giving Back Insights, my Thursday solo show where I talk about how our guests and their charities serve others, to explore actions each of can take to make a difference in people’s lives and to share. #4600AndCounting was born out of 3 sisters who were living in foster care and went missing in Kansas. Their disappearance ended up uncovering the fact that at least 70 CHILDREN are MISSING from foster care in Kansas alone. Parentless children who have been abused, mistreated and without love have been groomed for predators – and it is time for us to let our most vulnerable know that we

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