Child Welfare

Promising Practices to Address the Developmental Needs of Young Maltreated Children in Contact with the U.S. Child Welfare System

Upbring is a social services agency based in Texas whose mission is to empower communities to improve long-term outcomes for the state’s children. To this end, the agency has committed to funding research for a […]

Adoption

In Texas, Citizenship Not a Factor in Latino Adoptions

Between 2000 and 2010, Texas saw its youth population grow by one million. In the same time frame, the state’s youth population went from 40.5 percent Latino to 48.3 percent. Basic logic would suggest that the state’s child welfare system would undergo a similar shift in demographics, and the number of Latino children in the system and up for adoption would swell. […]