Lawsuit Alleges Fatal Lapses in Emergency Foster Care Placement
Seventeen-month-old Layla Jackson had been in a suburban Minneapolis foster home for just four months when she died a brutal death at the hands of her foster father – after county officials failed to follow up on numerous signs that the placement was unsafe.
Minnesota Counties, Workers Sued in Death of Child in Foster Care
The trustee for relatives of a 17-month-old girl who was beaten to death in an unlicensed Minnesota foster home has filed a wrongful death suit in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis against two counties, a foster mother and social workers whom she alleges failed to protect the toddler.
University of Pennsylvania Seeks Input on Foster Care Suicide Assessment
Suicide Looms Large in Minds of Many Foster Youth
Survey Finds Black and Native Foster Youth Bearing the Brunt of Coronavirus in Minnesota
More than 80% of Minnesota current or former foster youth have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, and the fallout has been disproportionately borne by African Americans and American Indians, according to a report released today by the Foster Advocates, a St.