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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’ […]

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Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts, #9: Ensure Re-Entry Provision in Extended Foster Care

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 […]

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Pound Foolish and Not Penny Wise

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is counting on foster youth to help solve the state’s financial crisis. By eliminating the three years of transitional care that currently supports foster youth until the age of 21, the […]