Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Blacks, Native Americans Highly Overrepresented in Foster Care, Report Shows
July 05, 2011 by Andrew Atwal
Most states continue to place high rates of African-American children in foster care, said a recent report on race and foster care by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Justices (NCJFCJ).
The report, Disproportionality Rates for Children of Color in Foster Care, breaks down the disproportionality rates of children in foster care for each state in 2004 and 2009. FULL STORY