Interview with top U.S. child welfare official, Commissioner Bryan Samuels

Bryan Samuels, who has served for more than a year now as President Barack Obama’s Commissioner for the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, has a rare breadth of perspective on the field over which he presides. He is the head of the agency that provides federal funds for foster care, family preservation and homeless runaway services, and actually grew up in foster care.

Youth Today reporter John Kelly interviewed Commissioner Samuels, and a transcript of their conversation can be found here: