I When I walk around Hillsides’ Pasadena campus, meet the children and youth we serve, engage the many families that count on us, I am impressed with not so much the challenges they face but their resolve to improve their…Read More
Saturday evening I was in Washington D.C. for a jazz and blues performance to benefit the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA). As the board chair of this nationally recognized advocacy organization, I was happy to be present and thank…Read More
This week on Tuesday the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a Blue Ribbon Commission to examine the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in light of the recent death of a child in its care….Read More
At last week’s annual CWLA Conference in Washington, D.C., I was honored along with other colleagues for helping to “raise the bar” for vulnerable children and families in this country. I was surprised by the recognition, but gratified that my…Read More
I had been in meetings all day at the CWLA conference in Washington, D.C. when I got word from a colleague from Massachusetts that there had been a bombing at the Boston Marathon. I immediately became concerned because I knew…Read More
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