Child Welfare

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Lays Out New Plan for Policy Work

In August, Youth Services Insider reported on a leadership shakeup at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. The entire staff of the Washington, D.C., office was let go as the membership organization, which represents […]

Child Welfare

Marian Wright Edelman, Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, Stepping Aside After 45 Years

Marian Wright Edelman, one of the nation’s most famous advocates for vulnerable children and families, is transitioning to president emerita status after nearly five decades at the helm of the Washington, D.C.-based Children’s Defense Fund […]

Child Welfare

Coming Together to Create the Child Welfare System We All Want

Our nation’s future vitality depends upon all children having the opportunity to grow into healthy, successful, socially and civically engaged adults. Essential to that process is ensuring that children have access to stable, nurturing relationships […]