ICWA Author Sen. James Abourezk Dies at 92
James Abourezk, a former senator who shepherded the passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act, died last week on Feb. 24.
Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to Investigate Georgia Child Welfare
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Human Rights is launching an investigation into Georgia’s foster care system.
Senate Introduces Bill Targeting Needs of Crossover Youth
Yesterday, Senators Gary Peters (D-Michigan) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) introduced legislation to address the needs of the nation’s most at-risk youth. The Child Outcomes Need New Efficient Community Teams (CONNECT) Act seeks to improve outcomes for youth in contact with both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.