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.
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.
Mar. 16, 2017 8:35 am
Efforts will be spread across three challenges for youth "aging out" of the child welfare system.
Mar. 7, 2017 7:35 am
Youth Matters Philly will launch in April.
Jan. 23, 2017 9:42 am
A call is out for people interested in working to change policy and practice across the child welfare system.
Jan. 17, 2017 2:38 pm
Moving toward greater accountability and transparency, the city department will begin scoring primary service providers working in the child welfare system.
Nov. 21, 2016 12:36 pm
Stoneleigh Foundation's Marie Williams has some words of wisdom for concerned advocates: "Reform has always been local."
Nov. 7, 2016 9:10 am
"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.