foster care http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Immigration reform; foster youth; Stone Fruit Jubilee http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-immigration-reform-foster-youth-stone-fruit-jubilee <p>This week on Valley Edition, we talk about President Obama&#39;s new immigration policy, including an interview with Adriana Sanchez, a recent graduate of Fresno State who has been an advocate for the DREAM Act. We also talk with a young Fresno resident and former foster youth who will be one of 30 people participating in an international conference on foster care. And we close the program with a preview of this year&#39;s Stone Fruit Jubilee taking place this weekend in Clovis.<br /><br /><strong>Valley Edition for June 19, 2012</strong></p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:22:04 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 700 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: High Speed Rail; Foster Care; The Germ http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-high-speed-rail-foster-care-germ <p>This week on Valley Edition, we talk about the recent critical report about the state&#39;s high speed rail plan, and get an international perspective from a Fresno Bee reporter who recently returned from Spain where he reported on the successes and failures of that country&#39;s bullet train system. We&#39;ll also talk about efforts to ensure the safety of children in protective care in California.</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 22:20:46 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1156 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Foster Youth; Heat Illness http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-foster-youth-heat-illness <p><strong>Segment 1: Foster Kids</strong><br />FM89&rsquo;s Tracey Scharmann reports on how a program at a local college is helping former foster youth gain not only an education, but also a solid foundation in life as independent adults. Host Juanita Stevenson also talks with guests Colleen McGauley, Executive Director, of CASA of Kern County; Cathi Huerta recently retired director of the Fresno County Department of Social Services, Margaret Jackson, Director of the Cultural Broker Family Advocate Program, and Deshunna Ricks, former foster youth.</p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 00:31:35 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 1211 at http://kvpr.org