Show: The Imprint Weekly

Building the Case for Rewiring Child Welfare

On this week’s episode we discuss new access to birth certificates for adoptees in New York with reporter Michael Fitzgerald, more job training efforts for system-involved teens and young adults in California and Nevada, and a national campaign to end the use of solitary confinement for youth.

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Ned Breslin, CEO of Tennyson Center for Children, joins us to talk about Colorado’s Rewiring initiative aimed at proving that more money to help families avoid crises will reap huge savings in the long run.

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Adoption Secrecy Has Ended for Thousands Since New York Unsealed Birth Records Houston Region Funds Community-Based Alternatives to Youth Incarceration Child Welfare Workers Scramble to Protect Foster Youth through Deadly Texas Winter Storm States Jump on New Chance to Target Most-Vulnerable Youth for Job Training $1 Million to Fund New Phase of Fight Against Solitary Confinement for Youth What Child Welfare Can Learn from ‘Rewiring’
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