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More Foster Parents, Fewer Foster Youth as New York City Continues to Pursue Reforms

Years before New York State Attorney General Letitia James sued President Donald Trump over his charity’s alleged misdeeds, she was an ambitious New York City watchdog pressuring the city to do more for foster youth. […]

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Child Welfare

Marcia Lowry, With New Secret Funding Source, Resumes Lawsuit Against New York City Foster Care

A nonprofit law firm representing a group of New York City foster youth has resumed long-running litigation against the city’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the state agency that oversees it. A Better Childhood […]

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Child Welfare

Why are Foster Youth Stuck in Care for So Long in New York? New Answers from Researchers

An influential child welfare foundation has a new diagnosis for what ails New York City’s foster care system. It explains one of the most vexing issues facing youth who have been removed from their parents’ […]