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https://fosteringvoices.libsyn.com/episode-55-how-to-lead-from-the-future “Lead from the future” is something that our high-achieving and awesome friends say all the time. This episode is near and dear to our hearts as we have Kevin and Bekah Tinter joining us on the podcast! The Tinters are GREAT supporters of our podcast, as they listen every week, and have sponsored two […]

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What is a GaL? Not just a cute name for a girl. A Guardian ad Litem is a lawyer, who is assigned to a child in foster care, and their job is to represent the best interest of the children they serve. If a child in foster care is 12 and older, they are legally able to request another attorney, who advocates for what that child wants. The lighthearted example that Kim Turner shared with us is that a GaL will advocate that their client needs to eat vegetables every day, and their personal attorney can advocate that the child would like to eat candy instead. Obviously the issues are more serious, but that’s just a picture of the two lawyers’ roles in a foster child’s case.

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This is the Kevin Durant episode. Not because he was adopted or in foster care. Just because he is awesome and wears the number 35. And we love him. This week we interview the lovely Rhonda Labatt of Redemption Market, a stunning ethical boutique that literally changes people’s lives. Maybe not so much the customer’s, […]

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