Show: The Imprint Weekly

Understanding ICWA Part 2: Qualified Expert Witnesses, with Tara Reynon

On this week’s podcast we discuss Maine’s legislature suing its child welfare agency over fatality records, the Angola transfer begins in Louisiana, and what low-income families used the enhanced child tax credit for.

Guest Interview Details

Tara Reynon, a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians and child welfare director for the National Indian Child Welfare Association, joins to discuss the role of qualified expert witnesses when Native children face family separation or termination of parental rights. 

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How a Chippewa Grandmother’s Adoption Fight Ended Up in the U.S. Supreme Court Maine Lawmakers Vote to Sue DHHS in Bid to See Child Protective Records L.A. County Reaches $32 Million Settlement in Anthony Avalos Case New York Officials, Advocates Debate Youth Justice Reform Amid Crime Fears Louisiana Begins Moving Child Inmates to Notorious Angola Prison’s Former Death Row Unit Freedom to Dream: A World Without Family Policing Evidence from the 2021 Expanded Child Tax Credit
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