• Copyright for Educators
    BY Heather Toner | September 27, 2016

    Copyright for Educators is a series of videos designed to help educators learn about what they can and can't do within the category of "Teaching" in the Copyright Act. Under the ...

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  • When Antiques Roadshow Comes to Palm Springs…
    BY Heather Toner | September 1, 2016

    ...We all have a lot of FUN! Or at least we certainly did this past summer when the iconic PBS show filmed an episode for their new season in sunny ...

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  • Local Voices from the Student Reporting Labs Academy
    BY Heather Toner | July 23, 2016

    What happens when 20 students from across the country come together in our nation's capital to share their love of journalism and gain mentorship from some of the most highly ...

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  • Busy PBS Editor Still Finds Time to Volunteer and Make A Difference for Foster Youth
    July 8, 2016

    Dwayne Castronova is a busy video producer at PBS SOCAL’S KOCE-TV. But he also still finds time to be a dedicated CASA volunteer at CASA OC (Court Appointed Special Advocates, ...

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  • So You Think You Can Write?
    BY Heather Toner | June 1, 2016

    Every year, we hold a creative writing contest for young authors from kindergarten through 3rd grade here in SoCal. While we're always blown away by all the amazing submissions, we ...

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  • Learn More – Law and Policy
    BY Daniel Heimpel, Fostering Media Connections | July 16, 2015

      The federal foster care system, in essence, is a multi-level, multi-state system of laws and policies aimed at serving the “best interests” of children who are removed from their homes ...

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  • Learn More – Well-Being
    BY Draven Godwin, Juvenile Forensic Psychologist | July 16, 2015

    Foster youth often experience a myriad of challenges, from the time they enter foster care to when they’re aging out and beyond. As a result, they need access to constant ...

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  • Learn More – Education
    BY Jeremy Loudenback, Fostering Media Connections | July 16, 2015
    Foster youth can face a myriad of educational barriers, challenges and hurdles during their elementary, middle, high school and college years on their path to higher education and a career.
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  • Learn More – Living
    BY Holden Slattery, Fostering Media Connections | July 16, 2015

    Foster youth can live in a variety of settings during their time in foster care and once they’ve aged out, including a foster home, group home, in kinship care, in ...

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  • Get Involved – Quick Ways to Help
    July 8, 2015

    It only takes a small step to make the difference of a lifetime to a foster youth or former foster youth. Did you know that… a donation of money or ...

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