Child Welfare

Our Inadequate Response to an Underestimated Problem

If we found out a public health crisis was three to four times greater than previously known, how quickly would Congress authorize emergency spending to combat it? I certainly hope it would not wait for […]

Child Welfare

Prosecuting Caseworkers: Take 3

Last week, Youth Services Insider attempted to provide some context to the recent arrest of child welfare caseworkers assigned to Gabriel Fernandez, an eight-year-old Los Angeles boy who was known to the system and killed by […]


Spotlight on Kids: L.A. County Fifth District Candidate Bob Huff

This week, The Chronicle of Social Change is publishing a series of responses from leading candidates vying for the fifth district seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. We asked these candidates to provide perspective on child welfare, juvenile justice, youth homelessness and education issues. […]