Show: The Imprint Weekly

What We’ve Learned About Child Tax Credits, and the Future of Fostering with Irene Clements

On this week’s podcast we talk to the University of Michigan’s Natasha Pilkauskas about what a recent survey of low-income families tells us about the enhanced child tax credits included in coronavirus relief and, possibly, in the Biden administration’s Build Back Better plan. 

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Irene Clements, the retiring head of the National Foster Parent Association, talks about her own massive family, her concerns with the recent rise of “foster-to-adopt,” the continuing impact of the coronavirus on foster parents, and the future of fostering in America.

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Receipt and Usage of Child Tax Credit Payments Among Low-Income Families: What We Know As Coronavirus Shutdowns Grow, Resource Families Left with Little Guidance We Have to Stop Losing Half of Foster Parents in the First Year
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