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NY: ‘In One Day I Had Lost Everything That Mattered to Me’: Stories From Inside the Child Welfare System
Rise Magazine – September 20, 2017
In their coverage, many outlets focused on a familiar narrative of monstrous parents and failing caseworkers, in stories that advanced the notion that the child welfare system had become too hesitant to remove children from their homes. Ultimately, the city’s child welfare commissioner resigned. But recent reporting has captured the opposite reality-that child welfare investigations and removals are a constant, terrifying presence in the lives of poor parents.