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Dc Child and Family Services

The Difference 20 Years Makes for Children

Judith Sandalow | Posted 01.19.2017 | DC
Judith Sandalow

I meet many 20-year-olds on the cusp of aging out of foster care. So many have beaten the odds and are on the path to successful adulthood. Others still struggle to find that path. All have faced trauma, often a lack of education and other hardships that have long-lasting effects.

Paving the Way for Children

Judith Sandalow | Posted 03.17.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Mayor Vincent Gray began this week by putting one stepping stone in place to pave the way to success for D.C.'s children.

More Transparency Required for D.C. Child Welfare

Matthew Fraidin | Posted 11.19.2011 | DC
Matthew Fraidin

Most children in D.C.'s child welfare system are done more harm than good when the government gets involved in their lives.