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BEST OF SEASON 4: Featuring Cody Renegar

August 28, 2023

BEST OF SEASON 4: Featuring Cody Renegar

Fostering Change Podcast by Comfort Cases | Best of Season 4: Cody Renegar | A Foster Care Community Podcast

Thank you for joining us for our final “Best of Season 4” episode of Fostering Change. From all of us at Comfort Cases, we hope you had a wonderful summer and enjoyed revisiting some of our favorite episodes from this past season.

Next week, September 5, we will post the first episode for our new season.  Can you believe that we’re entering Season 5????  Neither can we!  We want to thank everyone: our guests and our listeners for all you do to make Fostering Change the #1 podcast for issues regarding foster care and adoption.

If you have suggestions for guests for our upcoming season, or comments on any of our shows, please reach out to us at

Thank you again – now for a bit about today’s show!


In this week’s episode of Fostering Change, Rob Scheer talks with Cody Renegar, Hairstylist, Author and Artist. Cody is a hairstylist, fine artist, and author of the memoir “Changing the Stars.” He currently lives in California with his husband, Terry. He has a son, Levi, who, with his partner, Alaya, has given Cody three grandkids. Cody is the hairstylist of choice for many Hollywood entertainment industry celebrities and A-listers. Los Angeles is his main stage, although he also maintains a large clientele in Washington, D.C., and Arkansas. He is a cosmetologist and master barber with twenty-five years of experience with unique cutting styles and techniques; he is a former cutting director for Aveda and Bumble & Bumble, Minneapolis. Cody began his career in 1996 in Arkansas. He moved to José Éber Salon on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills in 2004, where he had the honor of working alongside José on the main floor and in his own private barber shop, working with many high-profile clients. Cody has been featured in the documentary film Hollywood to Dollywood and the book Rainbow Relatives. A talented artist, Cody’s paintings hang in private collections around the world.


Story Key Notes:

🖐️ The power of hope, optimism, and resilience; how we are in charge of our own destiny (the foundation of Changing the Stars)

🖐️ Cody’s experience in the foster care system and what he hopes to see change 

🖐️ Cody’s career & personal evolution – Army, Father, Hair Stylist, Artist, Author


You can find out more about Cody by visiting:


Instagram: @hairbycodyrenegar (hair) & @codyrenegarart (art)

Facebook: @CodyRenegarOfficial (hair) & @artbycodyrenegar (art)

TikTok: @codyrenegar


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