➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
NY: ‘I’ve Always Been a Lioness When It Comes to My Children’: Stories From Inside the Child Welfare System (Opinion)
Jezebel and Rise Magazine – October 04, 2017
In collaboration with Rise magazine, Jezebel is publishing a series of articles written by parents affected by the child welfare system. This post, the third in the series, features narratives by LaQuana Chapelle and Lashonda Murray, two mothers who themselves grew up in foster care. In New York City, an estimated 25 to 40 percent of mothers with children in foster care grew up in the foster care system; nationwide, 51 percent of children in foster care end up returning home.