Show: The Imprint Weekly

Child Welfare in The Early Pandemic; Remembering Edgar Cahn, Juvenile Justice Visionary

On this week’s podcast, we try to tie three different sets of federally collected numbers together in regard to child welfare during the earliest phase of the COVID-19 pandemic between March and September 2020, when lockdowns were ubiquitous, schools were mostly closed and vaccines were still in the offing. We also talk about some well-timed research on the nexus between income support for poor parents and child well-being.

Later in the podcast we talk what could be the first collateral consequence of last year’s Supreme Court decision on faith-based discrimination in child welfare; where things stand with a court challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act and auditing L.A.’s child welfare agency. We end with a discussion of Edgar Cahn, a giant in the legal community whose legacy includes two innovative ideas in juvenile justice.

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Child Maltreatment 2020 2020 Child Maltreatment Data: A Breakdown Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System Trends in U.S. Emergency Department Visits Related to Suspected or Confirmed Child Abuse and Neglect Cash Aid to Poor Mothers Increases Brain Activity in Babies, Study Finds Public Investments and Class Gaps in Parents’ Developmental Expenditures Michigan Settles Lawsuit with St. Vincent Catholic Charities over Same-sex Adoptions Jews Have Been Rejected by Adoption Agencies for Years. This Couple Hopes to Force a Change Edgar Cahn, Pioneer of Time Banking, Passes Away A Perfect Combination of Chutzpah and Soul A Novel Approach on Litigating Racial Disparities in Juvenile Justice
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