Child Welfare

Mapping Cuts to Food Stamps

Stateline’s interactive map gives a state-by-state breakdown of the 47 million people effected by the November 1 cuts to SNAP.

New York Moves to Keep Incarcerated Parents Connected to Kids

The prison system and the child welfare system both have the power to split families apart, and too often, they are tragically linked when the state imposes its judgment that a parent is no longer worthy of her child. For the majority of men and women in New York’s prisons, their fate as parents hinges on a legal timetable that pushes their children toward adoption.