Threading Equity Throughout Child Welfare


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This episode features a conversation with Aysha E. Schomburg, J.D., associate commissioner, Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Nearly one year after her appointment by the Biden administration, Commissioner Schomburg released a vision for the Children's Bureau, with its highest priority being promoting equity in State child welfare systems and the following priority goals: • Prevent children from coming into foster care • Support kinship caregivers • Ensure youth leave care with strengthened relationships, holistic supports, and opportunities • Develop and enhance the child welfare workforce This conversation dives into each priority goal, including any Federal policy or guidance updates and recommendations, along with how these actions connect and relate to the work performed by frontline child welfare professionals.

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