New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS)
New York City Foster Care Agency Cuts Ties With Columbia Professor After Pedophilia Studies Resurface
Early last month, New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services released a groundbreaking study of sexual and gender diversity among the city’s foster youth. While the survey’s findings are not being questioned, prior research and publications by its author, Columbia University professor Theo Sandfort, are now coming under heightened scrutiny — with advocates questioning his suitability to lead the city-commissioned project and why his complete academic background hadn’t been vetted.
New York’s Possibility Project Helps At-Risk Youth Write, Produce, Perform Stage Plays
Niquana Clark of Harlem never imagined she’d become a famous actress. By the end of high school, she hadn’t performed in front of a large audience, was living in foster care, and was on the verge of dropping out of school.