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DOJ Calls on States To Eliminate Juvenile System Fines and Fees
Federal officials are calling on states to eliminate juvenile justice-related fines and fees charged to families.
California Law Creates Police Alerts for Missing Black Youth
Under a new California law, emergency notifications by law enforcement will be expanded to include “Ebony Alerts” for missing Black youth.
New York Legislator, a Former Adoptee, Will Soon Step Down
A New York Assemblymember, former adoptee and co-author of the Preserving Family Bonds Act, has announced her plan to leave office.
New York Will Use Public Health Dollars to Curb Youth Violence
New York is the latest state to pass legislation aimed at curbing youth violence through the use of Medicaid funds.
The Potential of Pre-Petition Counsel with Jey Rajaraman
Last month, the Biden administration proposed a new rule that would permit the use of federal funding to support attorneys for tribal governments, relatives and other kin, and parents and children at risk of experiencing a family separation.
Seen, Heard and Represented
On this week’s episode we discuss action on Capitol Hill around the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, a Congressional investigation that so far includes only one state’s child welfare system, and how programs are reviewed for the Family First Act.Natalece
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.
SafeCamp Spotlights: Angela Orkin of The Children’s Law Podcast
On this week’s episode we discuss new data on drug use among youth who experience incarceration; federal legislation to define poverty out of neglect; testing cash assistance in child welfare; and how foster care is being discussed in the context of the overturning of Roe v.