All foster children deserve a chance at finding their forever families. Far too often, Black and brown children remain in foster care too long without needed support. State and federal leaders can change that.

In the 15 years I served as a caseworker in impoverished communities in New York City and the Bay Area, most of my cases were Black or brown children. On average, Black children spend longer in foster care than white children. Black youth are also more likely than white youth to age out of foster care without a family.

Despite caring social workers and…[Read Full Article]