David Ambroz is a national poverty and child welfare expert and advocate. He was recognized by President Obama as an American Champion of Change. He currently serves as the Head of Community Engagement (West) for Amazon. Previously, he led Corporate Social Responsibility for Walt Disney Television, and served as the president of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission and as a California Child Welfare Council member. After growing up homeless and then in foster care, he graduated from Vassar and later from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D.). He is a foster dad and lives in Los Angeles. Ambroz has recently published his first book, a memoir called "A Place Called Home."