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Connections: Foster care in 2017

Apr 25, 2017

From Foster Child to Foster Parent: that's the subject of a discussion for the Hillside speaker series. Hillside brought in Rob Scheer, a former foster teen. Scheer and his husband have adopted four children out of foster care, and they formed the nonprofit Comfort Cases to provide overnight bags, pajamas, hygiene items, and comfort items to children and teens transitioning into foster care.

We hear Rob's story and discuss the state of foster care. Our guests: