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This edition: Edith Holzer, Keith Hefner, and Giselle John, on NYC's foster care system

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 1, 1998.

Host, David R. Jones, President of the Community Service Society of New York, discusses NYC's foster care system with Edith Holzer, Director of Public Affairs at the Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA), Keith Hefner, Founder and Executive Director of Youth Communication and Giselle John, a teenager in the foster care system. In this multi-guest episode of "The Urban Agenda," Holzer and Hefner describe NYC's foster care system and the demographics of the young people who make up the system. As a member of NYC's foster care community, John talks about life as a teenager in foster care.

Guest List

Keith Hefner Founder & Executive Director, Youth Communication

Edith Holzer Director of Public Affairs, Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies

Giselle John Foster Care Teenager

David R. Jones President & CEO, Community Service Society of New York

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