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Lorna Little, MSW is the first black woman to lead St. Anne’s in 110 years
May 2, 2019
Lorna Little, MSW is President and CEO of St. Anne’s, the Los Angeles social services agency focused on the most vulnerable population of moms - those in the foster care system, or who have faced homelessness. ... read more »
Victoria Rowell’s New Film Unveils The Tragedy Behind Opioid Epidemic
December 13, 2018
The opioid epidemic continues the shatter the lives of many families. Millions have been affected by the lack of resources presented to those suffering. The crisis has sparked a national conversation on how the government handles addicts. Actress, director, and producer Victoria Rowell has taken the role to uncover the effects of opioid addiction. ... read more »
Protecting Our Community during National Foster Care Month
May 24, 2018
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, our community was under a full-fledged attack. Crack was in our streets, it was in our schools, it was in our parks, it was in our playgrounds, and for some, it was in our homes. ... read more »
Harrowing Documentary Premieres on Aging out of The Foster Care System
April 19, 2018
Real world issue takes center stage at the 24th Annual African American Film Marketplace (AAFM) and S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase. With the help of filmmakers, the country’s forgotten youth are set in the spotlight. ... read more »
Improving foster care placements by making program more efficient goal of legislation
February 14, 2018
Today, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell announced introduction of Senate Bill 1083 to help fix the program, known as Resource Family Approval, to create a more unified, child-centered and family friendly approval process. ... read more »
Foster Care Counts Honored Foster Parents & Children At 9th Annual Foster Mother’s Day Celebration
May 18, 2017
Foster Care Counts welcomed over 2,500 foster youth and their families at a celebration designed to give back to foster parents who dedicate their lives to helping children. ... read more »
Foster Care Youth Need Volunteer Mentors
March 1, 2017
Two African Americans, Samuel Herod and Delphia Jones, shared positive comments about their experience as CASAs. ... read more »
“Orange Is The New Black” star Danielle Brooks at the SAG Awards
February 28, 2017
Actress Danielle Brooks talks about what keeps her motivated to do her job onscreen. Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
Hillary Clinton addressed foster care on L.A. campaign trail
June 1, 2016
U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was welcomed with open arms at South L.A.’s Community Coalition (COCO) on May 24. ... read more »
Hundreds of Children Waiting to Be Adopted
November 25, 2015
Adoption is a meaningful way for individuals and couples to fulfill their dream of parenting. There are approximately 64,000 children in foster care in California. Los Angeles County’s foster care population exceeds 21,000 children with 450 foster children waiting to be connected to a family who will adopt ... read more »
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