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For February 2019
NOLA.com editorial endorses the task force recommendation on extending foster care to age 21 for all youth in care."It's fair to say these recommendations would make 'aging out' at 18 a thing of the past, and that's truly life-changing for young people in foster care." -- Louisiana DCFS Secretary Marketa Garner Walters.
Team DCFS proudly wore blue in honor of #ChildAbusePreventionMonth. #PinwheelsforPrevention #WearBlueDay. with Marketa Garner Walters, Trace Purvis, Eric Horent, Shellie Boen-Clement, Catherine Heitman, Heidi R. Kinchen, Etta Harris, Anthony Ellis, LCSW-BACS, Ricky Montet, William Migues, Kimberly Leep and Kim Glapion-Bertrand.