Child Welfare

Youth Voice Contest Winner: Fostering Healthier Ways to Love

This year, Fostering Media Connections (FMC) launched its first-ever Youth Voice nonfiction writing contest and invited current and former foster youth between the ages of 18 and 24 to submit essays. This year’s theme: “What […]


Report: RAND Predicts Greater Investment in Prevention and Kinship Care Would Make Child Welfare Better — and Save Money

Policymakers could improve outcomes for children and youth in foster care and save money at the same time by both increasing and improving child maltreatment prevention programs and kinship care, according to a new report […]

Child Welfare

The Path Out of Foster Care Crisis Runs Through Family

The language of family finding is evolving in response to years of learning from practice and research. The family finding name itself came from these central questions: Is it true this child has no one? […]