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Making Possible the Impossible: A Black Feminist Perspective on Child Welfare Abolition

In 1863, Harriet Tubman and eight of her trusted scouts orchestrated the Combahee River uprising in South Carolina. The uprising…

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Keynote Address: upENDing the Child Welfare System: The Road to Abolition

The following is the keynote address given by Lisa Sangoi, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Movement for Family Power…

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What Does it Mean to Abolish the Child Welfare System as We Know It?

Families who enter the child welfare system are often facing hardships caused by a myriad of social and economic factors—many created and promoted through systemic racism—that complicate and challenge parents’ ability to care for their children.

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