Child Welfare

Los Angeles Hopes Tech Investment Can Improve Visitation for Foster Children

Los Angeles County’s child welfare agency is betting that improved technology and analysis can make its family visitation process more efficient for kids and parents. The county’s Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) will […]

Child Welfare

Paid Mentors, Big Plans: Terri Sorensen on Friends of the Children’s Growth Strategy

The Portland-based mentoring nonprofit Friends of the Children (FOTC) is embarking on an ambitious expansion this year, adding five new locations to its current roster of 11 cities. FOTC pairs vulnerable children — such as […]