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Audio Archive

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Erica Roth on KKLA CARES interviews clients about their experiences at Five Acres.

   James speaks on his Five Acres TAY experience.

   Loudean tells about adopting & ongoing support.

   Monet speaks about her Foster/Adoption experience.

   Pedro talks about his foster care experience.


KCCC Hosts "Is Adoption For Me"
KPCC hosted Five Acres in the Crawford Family Forum to talk about the complicated decision facing teens in the foster system – Is adoption for me?

LaFern Cusack, "The Experience" ESPN 710, speaks with Hilda Boulware, Five Acres Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator about how to become a foster or adoptive parent and the current need for them. June 12, 2011. Part 1 and 2. Aprox 15.5 Min. each.


5.5 KLOS Cynthia Fox "Spotlight on the Community" interviews Cathy Clement director of philanthropy at Five Acres.


Coach Judy Nelson of "Leading the Way to Success" interviews Bob Ketch the Executive Director of Five Acres, originally known as The Boys’ and Girls’ Aid Society of Los Angeles. Bob’s 31 years of service at Five Acres has made him a child services veteran and well-respected leader in his field. Feb. 28, 2009  45 Min.

1260 KJIL 'Tuned In' - Part One - with PJ Ochlan. Discusses Five Acres' 120 year anniversary, current program and changes over the years with Cathy Clement, director of philanthropy at Five Acres. Aired July 5, 2008 and July 19, 2008.  30 Min.

1260 KJIL 'Tuned In' - Part Two - with PJ Ochlan Continuation of Five Acres philosophy and success. Aired July 12, 2008 and July 26, 2008.  29 Min.

KUAC "Arts Alive" feature on LA Opera's "Voices of Tolerance" community outreach program culminating for Five Acres with the children's performance at the 2007 holiday Open House. Broadcast originally on December 6, 2007.   07 Min.


Video Links

125year video 125 Years of Caring
Joel Silberman chronicles Five Acres' History
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Jimmy Smits
Jimmy Smits PSA
Jimmy talks about how you can help Five Acres
Adrienne Alpert
ABC Newsmakers
Adrienne Alpert talks with Cathy Clement at Five Acres
Lesley Stahl
60 Minutes
Lesley Stahl discovers finding families at Five Acres
Foster Care Blues
Foster Care Blues
A Day in the Life By Jeffrey Jamerson and C. Jones