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Features, Interviews, and Op-Eds

Human Rights Campaign: This National Adoption Month, David Ambroz Reflects On His Experiences As A Queer Youth In Foster Care To Galvanize Prospective Families

Good Morning America: National Adoption Awareness Month - Child welfare advocate and best-selling author of “A Place Called Home,” David Ambroz, joins “GMA” to shine a light on the need for new adoptive families.

Vassar College: David Ambroz ’02: From Foster Child to Champion of Change

ABC News: Amazon executive shares experience growing up homeless and in foster care system

GLAAD Interview: David Ambroz, Author of A Place Called Home: “I refuse to be made invisible again."

CBS Los Angeles: Former foster care child wants to fix the system


KCRW News: David Ambroz on forgiving mom’s abuse, surviving homelessness, and foster care

The Tamron Hall Show: Amazon Exec David Ambroz Grew Up Homeless But Didn’t Let It Determine His Life

NPR Morning Edition: A Place Called Home is a vivid story of author David Ambroz's childhood

The View: Book excerpt: David Ambroz's A Place Called Home

ABC News Live Prime with Linsey Davis: 'The boat has holes and it's sinking:' David Ambroz on the Foster Care System 

Good Morning America: Fall back into reading: 15 anticipated books for September

Newsweek Op-Ed: ‘I Grew Up Homeless and Starving; 18 Years Later I Beat The Odds.’

New York Post: Amazon exec reveals homeless past on NYC streets: ‘It was brutal’


KABC7 Los Angeles: David Ambroz shares experience with homelessness, foster care in 'A Place Called Home'

Daily Mail: Man who spent first 11 years of his life homeless details how he ‘beat the odds’ to become high-level executive at Amazon.

Books and Boys Book of the Month


Book Reviews & Excerpts

LitHub (Excerpt): Learning the Culture of Blame as a Child at the State Welfare Office

Publisher’s Weekly: A Place Called Home: a Memoir

“In this captivating debut, Ambroz, a national poverty and child welfare advocate, recounts his harrowing experience with homelessness and as a child in the foster care system…Galvanizing and compassionate, this personal account of survival should be required reading.”

Kirkus: Starred Review

“Riveting … A haunting, inspiring chronicle of fortitude and perseverance.”

Book Reporter: A Place Called Home: a Memoir (Review)

"A galvanizing, stirring memoir about growing up homeless and in foster care and rising to become a leading advocate for child welfare."





Heart of the Matter with Elizabeth Vargas: Season 5 Episode 4 - David Ambroz

Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People: David Ambroz: Behind the Headlines—One Person’s Battle with Homelessness

Conversations at The Salt Line: A Conversation with David Ambroz


Add Passion and Stir: From Homeless Child to Children's Champion

Let's Talk: A Conversation with David Ambroz Part 1: The Impact of Healthy Conversations

Dennis Anyone? With Dennis Hensley: Author David Ambroz (A Place Called Home): “I Think Of No as a Request for More Information"

NPR's UP First: 'A Place Called Home'

KCRW Greater LA: David Ambroz on mental illness robbing families, foster care segregating queer kids

The Jess Cagle Podcast: Homeless to Foster Care, The Life of David Ambroz

What Matters Most Podcast: David Ambroz #1054


Paternal Podcast: #68 – A Place Called Home with David Ambroz

Innovate! Re-Envisioning Foster Care with Angela Tucker: What if We Marketed Foster Care Like a Product

Find Your Light Podcast: When The Shelf Breaks with David Ambroz


The Kathryn Zox Show: Episode #1483 -- A Place Called Home 

Building Your Brand Podcast: A Career of Impact 


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