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Memo of Support For S.8834/A.10581-B Authorizing former foster care youth who have been discharged from foster care to return to foster care placement during the COVID-19 state of emergency2020-12-08T11:44:02-05:00

  Memo of Support For S.8834/A.10581-B Authorizing former foster care youth who have been discharged from foster care to return to foster care placement during the COVID-19 state of emergency

This amendment to the family court act is critical, as communities – especially Black and Latinx families – are enduring sustained stress from economic insecurity [...]

CDF-NY Press Statement: As Many as 3.2 Million New Yorkers Could Become Uninsured if the Affordable Care Act is Overturned2020-11-18T10:28:09-05:00

  CDF-NY Press Statement: As Many as 3.2 Million New Yorkers Could Become Uninsured if the Affordable Care Act is Overturned

Overturning the ACA during a global pandemic and amidst economic downturn would undoubtedly harm New York’s most vulnerable children, young adults and families, and will [...]

Kin-First Firewall and Blind Removal Policies Launched: New York State Takes Crucial Steps Toward Family First Readiness and Racial Equity in Child Welfare2020-10-29T17:03:18-05:00

  Kin-First Firewall and Blind Removal Policies Launched: New York State Takes Crucial Steps Toward Family First Readiness and Racial Equity in Child Welfare

CHAMPS NY, a statewide coalition of advocates and providers working for policy and practice change to support children, families and caregivers in child welfare, Lawyers [...]

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