Full Committee Hearing

No Place to Grow Up: How to Safely Reduce Reliance on Foster Care Group Homes

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  2.  Ron Wyden (D - OR)


  1. Ms. Lexie Grüber
    Former Foster Youth
    Hamden , CT
  2. Dr. Jeremy Christopher Kohomban
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    The Children's Village
    New York , NY
  3. Mr. Matthew Reynell
    Adoptive Father
    Rochester , NY
  4. Ms. JooYeun Chang
    Associate Commissioner, Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children Youth and Families
    United States Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC

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