Child Welfare

Children Need Us Now, More Than Ever

In focus groups in Des Moines, Iowa, and Las Vegas, Nevada, a few years ago, voters were asked what their top issues were, but only one in each group of 20 mentioned an issue related […]

Child Welfare

Head of Major N.Y. Congregate Care Organization Calls Out State for Opposing Family First

As we reported last week, New York’s Office of Children and Family Services has formally opposed the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would open up the federal IV-E entitlement for certain services to prevent […]

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Speaking for the Silent

By Lexie Gruber Former foster youth Lexie Gruber played a vital role in changing Connecticut’s policy on foster youth education. Foster children face unique barriers to educational success. This is something I know, because I […]