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Mother’s Day Celebration Outside L.A. County Jail Sends Hope to Women Inside
Dozens of women wearing T-shirts emblazoned with “Free Black Mamas” logos and shouting “Happy Mother’s Day” circled a Los Angeles County women’s jail in cars Friday, a public demonstration calling attention to the struggles of incarcerated mothers and their efforts to reunify with children placed in foster care.
Washington State Child Welfare Chief Endorses Reform Bill on Governor’s Desk
New York City Lawmakers, Moms Push Sweeping Changes to Child Maltreatment Reporting System
When the Clock is Cruel: Parents Face Pandemic Hurdles as They Race to Keep Their Kids
California Legislator Pauses Blind Removals Bill
‘We Should Not Be Here Today’: Ma’Khia Bryant, 16, Mourned, Celebrated at Her Funeral
We Don’t Need The Adoption and Safe Families Act to Shorten Foster Care Stays
Although it took longer than in many other aspects of American life, the racial justice reckoning finally may be having an effect on child welfare. As America is forced to take a new look at other draconian, racially biased laws of the 1990s – the “crime bill” and a law to “end welfare as we know it” – there now are calls to repeal the so-called Adoption and Safe Families Act.