Entries by Kathryn Stephens

Meet the Walden team: Julie

Did you know March is Professional Social Work Month? In honor of such, we’d like to feature some of the incredible social workers that serve the foster and adoptive children and youth of Walden. This month, we’ll introduce you to staff from our offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino. You’ll meet social […]

Foster Care Alumni of America Seeks New Board Members

The national organization, Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA), is seeking applications for new board members for its recently expanded Board. The organization is working to harness the knowledge and strength of alumni of foster care, and believes that the firsthand knowledge alumni have of the foster care system gives them an expertise that is powerful […]

Simone Biles hopes to inspire other foster care kids to pursue their dreams.

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles is speaking out about her hardships growing up, being in foster care, and how she’s giving back now. The gold medalist was placed in foster care when she was 3 years old, because her mother was addicted to drugs and alcohol. Her grandfather and his wife eventually adopted her and her younger sister, […]