Show: The Imprint Weekly

“Only Together Do We Survive”: Andrea Elliott, Author of Invisible Child

On this week’s podcast we discuss more troubling indicators on the workforce crisis in child welfare and juvenile justice, and a new bill introduced in Congress that would bring federal scrutiny around the use of automated decision making tools in America.

Guest Interview Details

New York Times reporter Andrea Elliott joins to discuss her new book “Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City,” which chronicles Dasani Coates and her family in New York City. Elliott talks about her thoughts on how the social safety net, and the city’s child welfare system, did (or did not) help the family.

Reading Room

Nonprofits in New York City Struggle to Keep Child Welfare Workers The Employment Situation – January 2022 The Scope and Impact of Nonprofit Workforce Shortages Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2022 Section-by-Section The Foster Care System Turns to Big Data: Promising or Profiling? Girl in the Shadows: Dasani’s Home Life Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City
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