Tag Archive for: foster care

Legislating for Children

We talked to Carlie Kotyza-Witthuhn (DFL–District 49B) about the status of legislation focused on children and families.

Lucina Kayee on Abolishing Foster Care

Even if you restructure the prison system, even if you abolish the prison system, you will still have child welfare, and child welfare — like every system — adapts. In Los Angeles, the largest group of people who are on death row come from the foster care system.

Lucina Kayee: The Stories of Foster Youth

No child should ever feel like they have to hide who they are.

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives in Minnesota: What the Data Shows

There were between 27 and 54 actively missing American Indian women and girls in Minnesota in any given month from 2012 to 2020.

Teaching in Trauma-Informed Schools

Restorative approaches allow justice to be “done with you” and not “done to you.”

Patricia Torres Ray: Primed for power

"If you're going to work with me, you're going to have a big plan for the future."

‘Our hip, cool nun’

It would be 57 years before Sister Justina found out her birth name and learned why her mother abandoned her in a basket outside an orphanage.