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SCOTUS could scuttle “gold standard” in child welfare

| November 9, 2022 |

Indian Child Welfare Act prioritizes family reunification   The case before the U.S. Supreme Court today challenging a 1978 law governing the welfare of Native

Religion Is No Legitimate Excuse for Denying a Child a Loving Family

| March 1, 2019 |

Every child deserves the opportunity to be raised in a stable and supportive household. For foster children and youth, the evidence is clear that

Former foster care youth deliver their policy recommendations to Congress

| July 20, 2016 |

“The 12 of us are not here on behalf of the so-called ‘successful’ foster youth. We are here to represent how foster youth can

More coordination needed between child welfare and juvenile justice systems

| May 19, 2016 |

By Mattilyn H. Karst Of the 415,000 youth in foster care in America, half have been arrested at least once and a third have