Adoption

License to Discriminate: What to Watch for with Faith-Based Protection Laws (UPDATED September 2019)

In 2018, three states – Kansas, Oklahoma and South Carolina – joined the ranks of seven other states in passing laws to enable faith-based child welfare providers to discriminate against foster and adoptive parents, or even […]

Child Welfare

Planting the Political Seed: A New Fellowship to Educate State Legislators on Child Welfare

This summer, the National Conference of State Legislatures convened its first-ever child welfare fellowship for state-level politicians. The year-long initiative, funded by national grant maker Ballmer Group, is aimed at raising the level of political […]

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OJJDP to Consolidate, Re-Compete Funds for Juvenile Facility Training, Information Sharing, & State Advisory Groups

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will end funding for three training and technical assistance projects, then roll the work into one grant up for competition this year, The Chronicle of Social Change […]