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Inside Game: The Key Players Behind Washington’s Biggest Foster Care Reform in Decades

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) was furious and heartbroken. Nearly three years into an effort to fundamentally overhaul the nation’s foster care system, the bill Wyden had crafted alongside Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was […]

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Bob Woodson, Veteran Leader on Community-Based Solutions to Youth Violence, in the Mix for HUD Secretary

Robert Woodson, Sr., the founder and longtime president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, told The Washington Post that he had discussed the possibility of serving as Housing and Urban Development (HUD ) secretary in the […]

Child Welfare

Making Obama’s Last Lap Count for Kids

The Obama administration has demonstrated in recent weeks that when it is committed to an issue, it will go to great lengths to make things happen. Take criminal and juvenile justice reform. The president recently […]