CYF Update

CYF Update

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.

CYF Update

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.

CYF Update

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.

CYF Update

Studies highlight 'unprecedented and unique dangers' for children during COVID-19, ACF updates child care and development waiver approvals, and strategies to support children exposed to violence.

CYF Update

House committee introduces bipartisan legislation to strengthen prevention and treatment of child abuse, anti-poverty policies can reduce reports of child neglect, and how jurisdictions can keep youth out of the deep end of local juvenile justice systems.

CYF Update

Critical opportunities to help vulnerable children, youth and families through the child welfare COVID relief provisions, a conversation on the history of racism in child welfare, and considerations for scaling evidence-based prevention programs.

CYF Update

Emergency relief provided for youth in foster care, how stakeholders determine diverse funding strategies in human service systems, and how the American child welfare system lost its way.

CYF Update

Congressional leaders suggest adding COVID-19 relief provisions to must-pass spending bill, CV19 CheckUp online system is available, and a look at if we need to abolish child protective services.

CYF Update

Lutheran Services in America is proud to announce the Congregate Care Initiative, in collaboration with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Harvard University’s Leadership for a Networked World.

CYF Update

Twin bills in Congress seek to tackle growing childhood trauma crisis, guidance for child welfare leaders as budget cuts loom, and using data to understand trends in child maltreatment.

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