Intergenerational Housing Connects Vulnerable Youth and Seniors
Intergenerational housing communities have been a growing trend since the 1990s and recently, these models have been built for an overlooked group: Youth who have transitioned out of foster care and are living on their own.
Healers in the System: From the Health Field to Child Welfare Leadership
Deborah Shropshire and Charlene Wong are career pediatricians, and Terry Stigdon is a registered nurse who specializes in pediatrics. All three are now leading state child welfare systems in Oklahoma, North Carolina and Indiana, respectively.
Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts
The Imprint highlighted each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.
Hidden Foster Care
The federal government reports there are roughly 425,000 children across the United States living in foster care. The real number appears to be much, much higher — a little known shadow system known as hidden foster care.
LA Leaders Order Sweeping Investigation of Toddler Gravely Abused in Foster Home
Racial Justice Advocates Issue Plan to Reimagine LA County’s Child Welfare System
How One Organization Cultivates Courage to Dream Beyond Bars
The organization Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, or CURYJ, has been transforming lives in East Oakland for over a decade.
Historic Bill Would Remove Federal Requirement to Terminate Parental Rights in Some Cases
A bill introduced before Congress would allow states to decide whether to seek the termination of parental rights in child welfare cases.