Many Say Now Is the Time to Fight Racial Bias in Foster Care

April 14, 2021 | by David Crary | ABC News

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The COVID-19 pandemic has helped expose the pervasiveness of racial inequities in US society, including many that drive families of color into child welfare system involvement at rates that are disproportionate to other families. Heightened awareness of this reality has inspired recommendations and action by many working within the system, and experts in the field feel a sense of urgency to make fundamental changes to the child welfare system. The full story on the topic is here.