Connections

Kinship Care Activist Katie Okumu

Season 12 Episode 46 | 26m 27s

Renee's guest is 18-year-old Katie Okumu of Berea who was raised in her early to late teens by her great-grandmother. She is one of the nearly 70,000 Kentucky kids raised by grandparents or other extended family members, called "kinship care." Okumu served on the First Lady's Youth Leadership Council that works on issues affecting Kentucky children. She is currently attending Harvard University.

Aired: 08/25/17

Rating: NR

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