George W. Bush
Foster Care, Hamilton and America’s Devolving Compact with Vulnerable People
On February 9, President Donald Trump signed into law the most significant reform to foster care since the federal government got into that business. This fundamental re-ordering of the government’s role in child welfare extends far beyond the 437,000 children living in foster care today.
Bob Woodson, Veteran Leader on Community-Based Solutions to Youth Violence, in the Mix for HUD Secretary
Robert Woodson, Sr., the founder and longtime president of the Center for Neighborhood Enterprise, told The Washington Post that he had discussed the possibility of serving as Housing and Urban Development (HUD ) secretary in the administration of President-Elect Donald Trump.
Sarasota’s Neediest Children Not Left Behind in Tragedy of 9/11
It was strange. For weeks almost everywhere you walked there were men on ladders working on the ceilings, checking under shelving, moving file cabinets. Our quiet 800+ student school had never seemed so busy and so filled with strangers.
Fostering Connections Act’s Uneven First Five Years
Last October the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (or Fostering Connections, as it is commonly known) turned five years old. As someone who helped write and pass that law, I can’t help but feel a little bittersweet at where things stand five years later.