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10-Year-Old Chelsea Phaire Sends 1,500 Art Kits to Kids in Foster Homes and Shelters

Chelsea Phaire, a 10-year-old 5th-grader and founder of Chelsea’s Charity, creates art kits for kids in need around the nation. She chooses to give back to children in hopes that…

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New Bills Would Add $520 Million to Support Older Foster Youth

House leadership on child welfare introduced two bills that would increase funds for older foster youth. These bills would also help states prevent teens and young adults from aging out of…

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Generations United Webinar: Supporting Grandfamilies in a Pandemic

Register today for a Generations United webinar, in partnership with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), on Thursday, May 21, for a conversation on how the Aging…

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Y.E.S. Program Launches ‘For Youth By Youth’ Video Series

ASCI is excited to announce that the Youth Engagement Services program has launched a YouTube series called For Youth By Youth designed to uplift youth and keep them positively engaged…

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Read the Latest BACW Newsletter

Dr. Sharon McDaniel, board president of Black Administrators in Child Welfare, opens this month’s BACW newsletter: We are strong. I know we will come through this together. Whereas now there is…

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Needs of Older Youth During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, we must cater to the needs of older youth in foster care and kinship care who rely on us to ensure their well-being. “These are young people…

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ASCI Founder and CEO Contributes to Important New Publication

Reflections on Kinship Care: Learning from the Past, Implications for the Future details the evolution of kinship care as a child welfare service through essays written by kinship care experts. Its…

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4 Critical Reasons to Complete the 2020 Census

The United States Census gives an analytical snapshot of America every 10 years. The Annie E. Casey Foundation provides four reasons why the U.S. census matters and encourages everyone to…

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Instruction, Policy & Practice in the Evolving Field of Social Work

The ever-evolving field of social work is rooted in the historical context of its early pioneers’ philanthropic efforts. Since the first social work class offered at Columbia University in 1898, trained social…

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Crucial Info for Caseworkers Making Home Visits During COVID-19 Crisis

Please watch this very important informational video for social workers regarding safety during home visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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