When Are You Having Kids? A Jewish Case for Foster Parenting

Beth Horwitz, advocate and social worker, argues that there is no other community more capable of providing good and loving homes for the hundreds of thousands of kids in foster care than the Jewish community. How does she figure? Tradition.

Beth is a passionate activist, devoting her professional life to improving and expanding our country's support of at-risk youth. Beth's commitment to at-risk youth stems from her experience running the children's program at a 39-unit family homeless shelter in the San Francisco Bay Area. Currently, Beth is a Policy Analyst at Chapin Hall, a policy and research center focused on improving the well-being of children and youth and their families, where she works on youth homelessness and the child welfare system. Beth earned her BA in European History at Barnard College and her MA in social work at the University of Chicago.

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