The American Foster Care System, An Inside Look with Colorado State Rep. Lindsey Daugherty

42m | Oct 4, 2023

What is the foster care system? And who is it set up to help? Does it work? And, what about the system needs to change? Colorado State Rep. Lindsey Daugherty, who prior to her elected role worked as a guardian ad litem, walks us through all of these questions and more. Our conversation serves as a virtual tour through what the system looks like, who it leaves behind, and what improvements need to be made to protect the kids it's intended to protect – at age 18 and beyond. We look at legislation, practices, and more for an in depth look at foster care in the US.

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