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California Weighs Protections for Parenting Foster Youth
A California bill on Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk would put protections into place for parenting foster youth, to help address intergenerational involvement in the child welfare system.
These Single Moms Are Forced to Choose: Reveal Their Sexual Histories or Forfeit Welfare
Almost every parent who applies for federal welfare assistance, who in a large majority of cases is a single mother, must divulge everything she knows about the biological father of her children.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation Highlights LGBTQ-Affirming Care for Youth Nationwide
Leading LGBTQ civil rights organization Human Rights Campaign Foundation recently released its 2021 Change-Makers Report.
It’s About More Than Four Walls and A Roof
Vivek Sankaran writes about the necessary steps beyond simply providing housing for families in crisis or need
Texas Invests $1 Million in Family Resource Centers to Prevent Child Welfare Removals
As the pandemic rages deep into a second year, Texas child welfare officials are investing $1 million in a community-based strategy to support families who may be headed toward crisis, with hopes of diverting children away from the foster care system.
Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts
The Imprint is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program, a group of 11 former foster youths who have completed congressional internships.
Investments in “Family Resource Centers” Spread Nationwide, But Some Parent Advocates Disapprove of Link to Child Protection Agencies
Supporters of family resource centers say they help families, but some believe the centers are unsafe as long as they're tied to child welfare agencies.
Youth Mental Health Crisis Driving Florida Families Apart
Child welfare officials on Florida's west coast have seen more children removed from their homes recently because of parents’ “inability to cope" with their mental health struggles.