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News by Topic: Child welfare

Jul 10, 2024 - Describes the Juvenile Community Action Team in Stearns County, Minnesota, an initiative dedicated to proactively addressing issues that propel families to a breaking point. The team connects families to services such as counseling, access to food, childcare, or medical care.
Source: National Association of Counties
May 14, 2024 - The Ways and Means Committee of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona heard testimony about concerns of Native American communities, and reaffirmed a commitment to help tribal and rural communities prosper. Topics included lack of access to healthcare, and the need for adopted children to maintain connections to their cultural heritage.
Source: House Ways and Means Committee