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Promising new approaches correct for the disproportionate presence of Black families in the child welfare system purpose

Apr. 16, 2021 1:15 pm

Promising new approaches correct for the disproportionate presence of Black families in the child welfare system

Instituting "Blind Removal" meetings coupled with implicit bias training for caseworkers has yielded good results in New York and Michigan, but not without controversy.
Black families confront a child welfare system that seems intent on separating children from parents purpose

Apr. 15, 2021 3:26 pm

Black families confront a child welfare system that seems intent on separating children from parents

Investigative reporter Steve Volk examines the challenges and opportunities facing the foster care system in part one of a two-part series.
5 new Stoneleigh fellows will take on specific challenges of vulnerable youth people

Mar. 16, 2017 8:35 am

5 new Stoneleigh fellows will take on specific challenges of vulnerable youth

Efforts will be spread across three challenges for youth "aging out" of the child welfare system.
Juvenile Law Center staffers are working on a resource map for system-involved youth results

Mar. 7, 2017 7:35 am

Juvenile Law Center staffers are working on a resource map for system-involved youth

Youth Matters Philly will launch in April.
Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas funding

Jan. 23, 2017 9:42 am

Stoneleigh Foundation is looking for fellowship ideas

A call is out for people interested in working to change policy and practice across the child welfare system.
Philly’s Department of Human Services is going to start tracking contractor outcomes method

Jan. 17, 2017 2:38 pm

Philly’s Department of Human Services is going to start tracking contractor outcomes

Moving toward greater accountability and transparency, the city department will begin scoring primary service providers working in the child welfare system.
The path to juvenile justice reform in Trump’s America method

Nov. 21, 2016 12:36 pm

The path to juvenile justice reform in Trump’s America

Stoneleigh Foundation's Marie Williams has some words of wisdom for concerned advocates: "Reform has always been local."
How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them people

Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am

How this advocate is helping older foster kids improve a system that failed them

"It's not acceptable that youth we took responsibility for raising end up being homeless in adulthood or incarcerated so soon after they leave care," said Stoneleigh fellow Dominique Mikell.

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