Tue, Aug 12, 2008 -- 10:00 AM
Foster Care in CaliforniaDownload audio (MP3)
California's juvenile dependency courts are responsible for protecting children from abuse and neglect, but the courts are often troubled with high attorney caseloads and too little time to carefully consider cases. We take a look at recent proposals to improve the system.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Chris Wu, executive director of Blue Ribbon Commission on children in foster care
- Janet Knipe, executive director of California Youth Connection
- Karen De Sa, social services reporter for the San Jose Mercury News
- Latoya Brown, member of CA Youth Connection