Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect
Next Fifth District Supervisor Will Face Highest Reported Rates of Child Abuse, Death in L.A. County
Next week, Los Angeles County will elect a new supervisor to oversee an area that has the highest rates of reported child abuse and neglect and the highest infant mortality rate in the county.
I am My Brother’s Keeper: Looking Beyond Grandparents for Kinship Care
Extended family, or kinship care, in Los Angeles continues to be an important resource for maintaining family ties for youth in foster care. As some Millennials (ages 18-35) move into the caregiving realm for their younger siblings, the child welfare system has failed to embrace this family configuration, keeping the focus instead almost exclusively on Baby Boomers (ages 52-70) who make up the vast majority of traditional caregiving relatives.