What the Pandemic Taught Us: Innovative Practice Report.
Williams, Cheri. Fukuda, Julia.
Bethany Christian Services.
Bethany Christian Services
6031 W. National Ave
West Allis, WI 53214
Sponsoring Organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation.
The events of 2020—including a global pandemic, a nationwide conversation about systemic racism, and a contentious election—allowed us to immediately put our core values into practice. Bethany made significant programmatic and operational changes within three major categories, which are outlined below and will be explored in detail throughout this report. This report summarizes findings from a mixed-methods case study of innovations and challenges within four Bethany foster care locations: Atlanta, Georgia; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Detroit, Michigan; and Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Author abstract)
COVID-19; DISASTER RESPONSE; RACIAL DISPARITY; RACIAL EQUITY; DISPROPORTIONALITY; FOSTER CARE; OUT OF HOME CARE; SOCIAL SERVICES; PROMISING PRACTICES; CASE STUDIES