Analysis

‘A Problem They Didn’t Create:’ HBO’s ‘Foster’ Documents Five Years in L.A.’s Child Welfare System

During the first moments of HBO’s new film “Foster,” the camera pans across an office of Los Angeles County’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and lingers on a cluster of infant car seats. […]

Featured

For Youth in Lock-Up, Family Connection is Key

I was locked up for a year, just after I turned 17. I was at three juvenile halls for about six months and then at a juvenile camp for about five months. I was sentenced […]

Foster Care

Foster Youth Museum Brings New Exhibit, Events to L.A.

In a glittering, gold-tiled room off of the sanctuary at Saint John’s Cathedral, a series of striking black-and-white portraits stands waiting to bring viewers into the world of Los Angeles’ foster youth. The Foster Youth […]