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Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

This article was written by ASCI’s editorial team and originally published by the Imprint. Sweet 16. It’s an age when many teens revel in the thought of getting a driver’s…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 10 – 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 10-21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Family Support H.R. 3040 —…

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Reflections One Year After the Murder of George Floyd

Last month, the world witnessed the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. While many were relieved after hearing the guilty verdict, this…

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Innovating Kinship Care Practice During COVID-19: One Year Later

When COVID-19 reached the pandemic level last year, many children and families found themselves having to create a “new normal.” This has included a shift from physical social interactions to…

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19-Year-Old Who Aged Out Gets Adopted

Monyay, 19, aged out of the foster care system but recently got the best surprise she could ever ask for! Even though she was too old for youth adoption, she…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 26-May 7, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 26-May 7, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Abortion H.R. 2849—Rep. Gregory…

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Child Tax Credit Payments: Updates on Monthly Payments

Information provided by WPXI. The Internal Revenue Service has released more information about changes to the Child Tax Credit that will see parents receiving between $300 and $350 a month…

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Ways to Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month

This month, we celebrate all Americans descended from the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam,…

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Live Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Anxiety

LIVE WEBINAR: Impact of COVID-19 on Anxiety Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:15 PM EST COURSE FEE: $40 FOR 2 CE CONTACT HOURS We have been fighting COVID-19…

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