From Idea to Book to National Consortium: Transition of the Race Matters Consortium.
National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice.
Westat. Race Matters Consortium.
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National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice
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This article describes the development and activities of the Race Matters Consortium, a diverse group of child welfare experts representing research, policy, administration, practice, and advocacy. Its expansion from examining the disproportional representation of African American children in the foster care system to exploring broader policies and practices that best address the needs of children of color is discussed. 6 references.
African Americans; Foster care; Child Welfare Services; Policies