Child Welfare

Expand the Scope of Family First Act, and Its Clearinghouse

The Family First Prevention Services Act monetarily incentivizes child welfare agencies to invest in programs that prevent foster care placements. It constitutes the largest commitment to that effort in the history of federal funding. However, there […]

Child Welfare

Latonia vs. Chisago County: An African American Woman’s Four-Year Fight for Her Grandson

It has been nearly four full years since Latonia Rolbiecki’s grandson was born and was immediately whisked into foster care by the Chisago County Health and Human Services Department. First, she offered to help her […]