The aim in Michigan is to increase the number of licensed Muslim foster care families

NPR highlights the challenges and efforts in Michigan to increase licensed Muslim foster care homes, given the state’s significant Muslim population and the scarcity of culturally and religiously compatible foster care options. It shares personal experiences of Muslim children in non-Muslim foster homes, underscoring the importance of cultural and religious alignment in foster care. Initiatives like the Muslim Foster Care Association aim to bridge gaps within the system, emphasizing the community’s role in supporting foster care aligned with Islamic values.

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