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This article from the New York Times describes how "relative caregiving is ingrained in Black households and a main reason for the low number of formal adoptions [among Black families in the United States]."
In this webinar hosted by Better Care Network and the Consortium for Street Children, speakers from three NGOs presented on and discussed the care implications of COVID-19 and responses to the pandemic on street-affected children.
"A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled that Immigration and Customs Enforcement has until mid-July to release migrant children in family detention centers, citing COVID-19 concerns at these facilities," says this article from Texas Public Radio.
Guided by emotional security theory, the authors of this study explored how child and context-related factors were associated with heterogeneity in young foster children’s organized patterns of fear response to distress.
This article examines rates of disparity using secondary longitudinal clinical-administrative data provided by a child protection agency in Quebec for a subsample of Black, White, and other visible minority children over a ten-year span.
In this case, we meet Maya, an adolescent girl in foster care who is trafficked for sex.
This brief explores how policymakers can begin to build a comprehensive and inclusive system of supports to protect immigrant families.
Family for Every Child, as part of its How We Care initiative, has developed a series on Psychosocial support for children and families during COVID-19, which highlights different approaches taken by three of its member organizations to providing essential psychosocial support to vulnerable children and families within the context of the pandemic.
This working paper gives an overview of the key issues and challenges facing both parents and after-school programs and child care providers as they try to ensure that school-age children are safe, supervised, and able to engage in quality distance learning while their parents work.
This How We Care series explores how Family for Every Child's Members are providing essential psychosocial support to vulnerable children and families within the context of the pandemic.