first_imgPhoto from Alaska Public Media’s Community In Unity program entitled Fostering Our Future, which discussed the foster care system.The Office of Children’s Services isn’t alone in taking responsibility for child welfare. Volunteers also step up to oversee the foster care system, suggest policy changes, and advocate on behalf of individual kids. Join us on the next Talk of Alaska as we discuss community oversight of the child welfare system and ways you can be part of the solution.Listen NowHOST: Anne HillmanGUESTS:Thia Peters, Kenia Peninsula CASA program coordinatorAmanda Metievier, Facing Foster Care AlaskaDiwakar Vadapalli, Citizen Review PanelStatewide callers Links:Facing Foster Care in AlaskaAlaska Citizen Review PanelAlaska CASAFriends of CASAOffice of Children’s Services – Becoming a Foster ParentParticipate:Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img read more