Media Coverage

4/14/22 "Tish's Story" Tish highlights her work as a family specialist in Ohio, in particular her experience working with families to successfully place children with kin.

4/14/22 "Monica's Story" Monica talks about her experience working as a family specialist in Ohio who partners with families to identify safe and healthy kin connections that empower children, youth, and families. Child Welfare.Gov, Reflections: Stories of Foster Care

4/14/22 "Karla's Story" Karla describes her work supporting families as a kinship navigator in Ohio. Child Welfare.Gov, Reflections: Stories of Foster Care

4/14/22 "Kimberly's Story" Kimberly talks about her work as a kinship navigator in Ohio and how she supports kinship families in finding resources to meet their needs. Child Welfare.Gov, Reflections: Stories of Foster Care

1/31/22 Clinton County Job and Family Services to implement kinship program News Journal

9/7/21 "OhioKAN speaks to Kiwanis Club of Lima," Hometown Stations (OhioKAN)

6/17/21 "New Resource Available for Kinship and Adoptive Families," Circleville Herald (JoAnn Heichel, OhioKAN Region 7 Director)

10/1/20 "Marion County Children Services: Kinship Reducing Foster Care Numbers," Marion Star (Elizabeth Arthur, 30 Days to Family® Ohio Specialist, Marion County)

11/1/19 "Family Ties: Program Works to Keep Children with Relatives, Out of Foster Care," The Toledo Blade (30 Days to Family® Ohio, Lucas County)

10/16/19 "Local Woman Helping LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care," NEWS 5 Cleveland (Sonia Emerson, Project Coordinator)

3/25/19 "Surviving Youth Homelessness," The Sound of Ideas (Sonia Emerson, Project Coordinator)

11/14/18 "A Story of Partnership," National Institute for Permanent Family Connectedness Podcast (30 Days to Family Ohio; Mike Kenney, Executive Director)

10/11/18 "How the Opioid Epidemic Impacts Foster Care in Ohio," All Sides With Ann Fisher, WOSU (Mike Kenney, Executive Director)

6/13/18 "LGBTQ Youth are at Increased Risk of Negative Outcomes in the Foster Care System," Scene Magazine (Affirm.Me.; Sonia Emerson, Project Coordinator)