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In this innovation stream we will be looking at populations over-represented in child welfare, looking at bias and unequal treatment in child welfare systems, and exploring strategies for bringing a focus on equity to our work.

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Race Equity Challenge

Across America, we are experiencing a long overdue reckoning with racism and inequity. Child welfare is no exception. This 21-Day Race Equity Challenge is designed to support those in child welfare who want to engage more deeply in race and equity issues and how they play out in our practice area.


All Children—All Families: Improving Practice For and With LGBTQ+ Youth and Families

The Human Rights Campaign is working with hundreds of child welfare systems across the nation to build new and inclusive practices for LGBTQ+ youth and families. Learn more about the effective innovations being put into practice and tools you can use to shift practice in your own program and system. (47:11)


Redressing the Wrongs of History

Child welfare in the states can help to redress the wrongs of history by taking action and implementing the Indian Children Welfare Act (ICWA) effectively. (46:20)

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