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White House Announces Slate of Actions on Child Welfare
The Biden administration announced a mix of final and proposed rules on child welfare policy today that cover the placement of foster youth with relatives, legal representation for parents and children involved with the system, and the placement of LGBTQ youth in foster care.
We’re Building a New Path to Prioritize Kin
A group of child welfare leaders are developing new recommended standards for licensing and approving kinship caregivers.
Arizona Bill Would Strengthen Kinship Care and Bolster Youth Rights
A new bill in Arizona would prioritize placing foster youth with kin and strengthen the rights afforded to youth in foster care.
Second Kinship Navigator Program Approved by Family First Clearinghouse
The clearinghouse that approves foster care prevention services has okayed four new programs, including the second kinship support model.
Top Stories of 2022: Kinship Front and Center
This year, The Imprint covered the prioritization of kinship care from Washington state to Washington, D.C.
Out of State, Out of Mind
Although Washington, D.C.'s child welfare agency director says they don't take children out of their homes, that's not always true.
Centering Lived Experience with Sixto Cancel
On this week’s episode, we discuss new findings that connect anti-poverty measures to reducing child maltreatment, the Democrats’ plan for unaccompanied minors at the border, and the Road to Healing Tour.
Self-Reliance in Place of Support from Foster Care or Kinfolk
At 18 I got everything I felt that I needed to be stable so that I don't have to ask for another thing from my family, writes Antania Goff.
Kinship Care Prioritized Under New Washington State Law
Washington state will now prioritize keeping children with relatives when both parents lose custody, under a new law signed last month.