Child Welfare Vet Nick Ippolito to Head L.A. Supe Janice Hahn’s Team
Nick Ippolito will continue his 25-year public administration tenure in Los Angeles County government with a swift move from a high position in Supervisor Don Knabe’s administration to the top post in Supervisor-elect Janice Hahn’s administration.
Los Angeles to Shutter Celebrated Center for Abused Children
Next month, Los Angeles County’s child protection department plans to shut down two centers meant to serve as children’s first stop on their traumatic journeys into foster care. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) says that the closure of the so-called Children’s Welcome Center and Youth Welcome Center – little more than three years after the first was opened – is an appropriate response to a state lawsuit, and good for children.