Presents results from a longitudinal study of youth in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, comparing outcomes of those still in care at age 19 to the outcomes of discharged youth. Suggests that discharged youth fare worse than their same-age peers across a variety of domains.
In the past few years, we’ve learned a lot of ugly truths about the criminal justice system. (By “we,” I mean, those of us who are white and middle class. Poor people and people of […]
The New Mexico House of Representatives’ legislative session wraps up over the weekend, and child welfare advocates are trying to push for votes on two bills related to the education of youth in foster care. […]
Earlier this month, I issued the Dissenting Report of Judge Patricia Martin to the final report of the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF). The dissenting report was constructed to give the President and […]