Los Angeles Office of Child Protection in Limbo
In what may be one of its final sessions, the transition team tasked with implementing widespread reforms to Los Angeles County’s child protection system expressed frustration at the lack of progress towards naming a leader to the yet-to-be created Office of Child Protection.
Los Angeles Moves on Sweeping Changes in Child Welfare Despite Supe’s Vigorous Dissent
Four out of five Los Angeles County supervisors voted yesterday to establish a new Office of Child Protection, led by a “child welfare czar” for the county, and plan to implement other recommendations made by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection.
A Child Safety Czar for Los Angeles?
The Los Angeles Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection, established more than six months ago in the wake of a tragic child death and on the heels of a scathing report on 13 others, submitted a far-reaching set of recommendations to Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors just before the New Year.