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Child Welfare

To Eliminate Racial Bias, Child Welfare Breakthrough Tells us to Try Colorblindness

This story was published in partnership with the magazine Washington Monthly.   A few times a month, in an unmarked white office building on Long Island, a group of Nassau County government employees discuss which children […]

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New Report Paints Picture of Dysfunction, Rampant Racial Disproportionality in L.A.’s Juvenile Probation System

A scathing report recently made public by the Los Angeles County Probation Department paints a troubling picture of the agency that oversees the county’s juvenile justice system. The report describes long-standing department-wide problems, including decrepit […]

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The Fight for Racial Equity in Child Welfare Continues

“All we really needed was some therapy. Foster care just made things worse.” These words from “Michelle,” an African-American woman discussing her experiences in foster care at a recent panel discussion, are a reminder of […]