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Andrew Bridge

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Executive Director of the Child Welfare Initiative, a local nonprofit that advocates for children and families in child welfare systems; product of the Los Angeles foster care system and author of the memoir Hope’s Boy

Andrew Bridge on KCRW

Today's Los Angeles Times reports on what it calls a " crisis level " shortage of foster homes in Los Angeles County.

LA County's Foster Care Crisis Is Worse than Ever

Today's Los Angeles Times reports on what it calls a " crisis level " shortage of foster homes in Los Angeles County.

from Which Way, L.A.?

LA County is trying to fire four social workers after the recent death of an 8-year-old boy—allegedly tortured by his mother and her boyfriend.

LA County Blue Ribbon Commission to Reform Child Welfare Angency

LA County is trying to fire four social workers after the recent death of an 8-year-old boy—allegedly tortured by his mother and her boyfriend.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Four years ago, Los Angeles County reported a backlog in child abuse investigations, which it called a "crisis."

The LA County Department That's Allowed Children to Die

Four years ago, Los Angeles County reported a backlog in child abuse investigations, which it called a "crisis."

from Which Way, L.A.?

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