Human Resources Subcommittee Hearing on Balancing Safety with Opportunity for Foster Youth

Date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
1100 Longworth House Office Building

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will review policies and practices that limit opportunities for foster youth, as well as review recent State efforts to allow foster parents and foster youth to make reasonable decisions about the youth’s participation in everyday events and activities. 

Hearing Advisory
Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Letting Kids Be Kids: Balancing Safety with Opportunity for Foster Youth

Public Submissions For Record
Please click here to submit a statement or letter for the record.

Opening Statements

Rep. Davis Opening Statement at Human Resources Subcommittee Hearing on Balancing Safety with Opportunity for Foster Youth

The Honorable Nancy Detert
Florida Senate Senator, District 28
Testimony

Talitha James
Foster Youth Fellow, Kidsave
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Irene Clements
President, National Foster Parent Association
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

David Wilkins
Secretary, Florida Department of Children and Families and Tanya Wilkins, Advocate for Foster Care and Adoption, Governor’s Office of Adoption and Child Protection
Testimony

Lynn Tiede
Senior Associate Director for Policy, Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

113th Congress