Former Children’s Bureau head to work on child welfare ‘replacement,’ how President Biden can make his biggest anti-poverty plan even better, and an analysis shows most states are not ready to tackle youth mental health ahead of the fall.
How to improve support for parents in crisis and youth in foster care, analysis of how COVID prolonged foster care stays for thousands, and how paid family leave can strengthen the STEM field by strengthening the STEM workforce.
Supreme Court issues ruling in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, senators introduce bipartisan bill to improve housing services for survivors of human trafficking, and Children’s Rights releases report examining the history of institutional racism in child welfare systems.
Senators introduce bill to curb child welfare worker burnout, CMS data shows vulnerable Americans are forgoing mental health care during the pandemic, and how early childhood development and lifelong health are deeply intertwined.
Details of the American Families Plan, online child welfare trainings, and a scoping review and expanded conceptual framework for climate change and child health.
How virtual reality training can help combat racial bias, foster care and juvenile justice systems increase youth homelessness, and many say now is the time to fight racial bias in foster care.
The Improving Adoption Outcomes and Affordability Act gains support, stimulus-enhanced child tax credits should start flowing in July, and a novel effort to see how poverty affects young brains.
Lutheran Services in America to host a webinar about understanding the impact of systemic racism on Black families, the IRS warns of potential delays for major child poverty initiative in $1.9 trillion stimulus, and migrant children in U.S. custody hits a new high since the start of data releases.
The House passes a sweeping child abuse prevention bill, the USDA extends free meals to children through the summer, and a look at how COVID-19 supercharged a foster system crisis.
Senator introduces legislation to help children and families faced with homelessness, the National Foster Care Month website is now live, and the experiences of older youth in and aged out of foster care during COVID-19.