Child Welfare

New ‘Foster Boy’ Film, Produced by Shaquille O’Neal, Is Based on Chicago Attorney’s Experience Litigating Child Welfare Cases

Jay Paul Deratany has been interested in acting and filmmaking for as long as he can remember, but in college he turned his sights to a more lucrative career as an attorney. For almost 30 […]

Child Welfare

Federal Dollars That Are About to Disappear Helped New York City Get Kids Out of Foster Care Much More Quickly

Enter the terms “languish” and “foster care” into Google, and you get more than 40,000 results. It’s one of the most common critiques of the foster care system: Many youth spend too much time within it, […]