September 15, 2020
Episode 56: Connect Our Kids with Jennifer Jacobs and Jessica Stern
On this week’s Fostering Change podcast, Rob and Dana talk to Connect Our Kids founders Jennifer Jacobs and Jessica Stern. Connect Our Kids is a website that helps child welfare agencies find and track family connections and data for children in the foster care system.
Jennifer and Jessica have used their backgrounds in government, homeland security, and communications to create a unique program that significantly enhances the ability for social workers to find family members and the best possible placements for kids in care. Listen as they tell their stories and share how Connect Our Kids can benefit organizations and individuals working on behalf of children in foster care.
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Here’s a video that explains how Connect Our Kids works. If you work with children in foster care and are interested in learning more about how to get set up with Connect Our Kids, please visit their website.