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Poverty and CPS: A Simulation of A Simulation
On this week’s podcast we discuss the lawsuit filed by an Oregon woman who wants to adopt and says the state is infringing on her religious freedom; higher education for incarcerated youth; and a new benefits tracker for people leaving Los Angeles foster care.
Can Cash Payments Improve the Health of Pregnant People and Children?
It was like money falling from the sky: a thousand dollars in a debit card every month. To spend however Sara Calderon and her family wanted.
Upstream City: Towards a Pro-Community Process for Government Funding
One of New York City’s Oldest Nonprofits Serving Children and Families to Shut its Doors
A longstanding New York City institution that serves more than 17,000 children and families announced it will shut its doors later this month.
Impact of Direct Cash Benefits to Low-Income Families Can Be Far-Reaching
A growing body of research shows the impact cash benefits can have on the safety of children
Upstream City: Developing Restorative Pathways to Safety
Nora McCarthy on the value of developing restorative pathways for families to achieve safety without system involvement
New York City Expands Domestic Violence Intervention Program
New York City expands programs for people who have been abusive within their families, and those they've harmed.
Upstream City: Intentional Investment in the Social Fabric of Neighborhoods Can Lift Families
Safety grows in neighborhoods where residents look out for one another and band together to solve problems, writes Nora McCarthy.
The Fall of Child Poverty, and Home Visiting’s Looming Fiscal Cliff
On this week’s podcast we discuss a major drop in the use of powerful psych meds on California foster youth, and discuss how child welfare metrics behaved during the prolonged decline in child poverty that was recently analyzed by Child Trends.