Foster Care

Support Young People in Foster Care Beyond 21

The Chronicle of Social Change has examined the state of extended foster care in a four-part series published this week. You can find the entire series, Fostering Adults: The State of Care, here.  New York […]

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Child Welfare

Time to Abolish Racist Foster Care System, Children’s Commissioner Says

The nation’s fast-evolving rage and newfound commitment to upending long-standing racial injustice spilled into the normally staid meeting of the Los Angeles County Commission for Children and Families on Monday, with several members describing the […]

Child Welfare

Technology Can Move Child Welfare Forward, Even Amid Budget Cuts

State budgets, heavily impacted by COVID-19 and the resulting economic fallout, are going to be tight this year. Instead of cutting important child welfare services, agencies should determine if there are ways to become more […]

Child Welfare

In Upstate New York, Child Welfare Agencies Chart a Cautious Course Toward In-Person Services

After nearly two months of shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, much of New York state began reopening in the last week, with the exception of hard-hit New York City, Long Island and the Lower […]

Child Welfare

New California Budget Includes $90.5 Million in Cuts to Child Welfare Services

Facing an historic economic crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom presented a revised state budget Thursday that reflected deep cuts from the original draft released in January.  Included among these cuts […]