Child Welfare

Coronavirus: What Child Welfare Systems Need to Think About

The coronavirus has dominated headlines across the country as the federal government and state leaders scramble to pull together broad plans of attack for testing, quarantining and treating those with severe symptoms. This week, the […]


Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts #3: Individual Care Plans for Disabled Foster Youth

The Chronicle of Social Change is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 12 former foster youths who have completed congressional […]

Child Welfare

Miriam Yarde, Former Foster Youth Battling Kidney Disease, Scheduled for Life-Saving Transplant

Last March, Miriam Yarde desperately needed a transplant. The 24-year-old University of California graduate, who spent much of her childhood in foster care, suffers from a rare condition that would have taken her life absent […]