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Regine, 15, Needs Your Home!

Listen to this wonderful episode of Teen Talk as Anni Keane and Chester Jackson interview a young lady, Regine, 15, about her need for a life time family. This interview is a rare opportunity to hear the thoughts and aspirations … Continue reading

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The Right to a Permanent Home?

Do teens in care have a constitutional right to a permanent home? Do they have a due process right to a forever family? Is not finding, or attempting to find, a permanent home a civil rights violation? These questions get … Continue reading

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Holiday Stress and Adopting Teens

Pat Dudley hosts this discussion on the stresses both youth and their families go through around holiday time and how they can overcome these stresses. Richard, 20, shares his journey being placed as a teen into a permanent home with … Continue reading

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Jeanette Speaks about Aging Out & Motherhood

Aileen Rosario does an interview with Jeanette, 21, a young lady who recently aged out of foster care, but not her permanent home, at the age of 21. Jeanette is a young mother of two with a third due in … Continue reading

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Foster Youth Returns Home as Teen

Listen to this most interesting interview of a former foster youth, David, who got permanency when he was a teen by being returned home to his mom after nearly six years in care. David was placed in group care as … Continue reading

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Shanese Colon, 18, Needs A Home

Another great “Teen Talk” interview by Anni Keane and Aileen Rosario. Meet Shanese Colon: A high school graduate and college Freshman. She’s been in foster care since infancy and has had 20 foster home placements, one RTC placement, and one … Continue reading

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