New York State Assembly
New York Moves To Eliminate Language in State Law Labeling Youth ‘Incorrigible’
Before she became America’s First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald was a New York City teen deemed “ungovernable,” and sent up the Hudson River to a racially segregated group home for “incorrigible” girls, where she was barred from singing in the choir.
More Services Or Better Legal Support For Accused Parents? New York Officials and Advocates Divided on What’s Best
A statehouse hearing on child welfare last week began with Brooklyn Assembly member Latrice Walker (D) comparing the Trump administration’s family separation policies at the nation’s border to New York’s foster care practices.