In Minnesota, ‘Lifebooks’ Create Personal Archives for Young People in Out-of-Home Care
Buffalo Students Voice Concerns Over Suspensions in a Restorative Justice Circle
Buffalo, New York students spoke candidly on suspensions and how school norms make them feel in a recent restorative justice circle.
Civil Rights Committee to Investigate Discrimination Against Black New York Families in the Child Welfare System
This week, the United States Commission on Civil Rights approved an investigation into whether New York's child welfare system has violated Black families' rights.
UN Committee Suggests the US Change or Repeal Major Child Welfare Policies
A UN committee to end racial discrimination said Congress and the Biden administration should amend or repeal certain child welfare policies.
Fewer Hennepin County Children in Foster Care are Reunified with Family
In Minnesota's most populous county, fewer children in the foster care system are going home to their families.
Study Finds Maternal Mortality Rate Climbed Early in the Pandemic
After the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020, maternal mortality in the U.S. increased by about one-third, according to a recent study.
How Hidden Foster Care Harms Children and Parents of Color
After her own experience as a kinship caregiver, Aubrey Edwards-Luce hopes the Children's Bureau can better support kin caregivers and promote racial justice.
Parental Rights for Those Involved in Foster Care
Legal counsel should be guaranteed, especially when your rights as a parent are on the line, writes Kenyon Lee Whitman.