Poverty in the US
- What’s Poverty? Meaning, Causes, and How to Measure
- Talking about Poverty: Narratives, Counter-Narratives, and Telling Effective Stories
- Disentangling Neglect Summit
- Separating Poverty From Neglect in Prevention
- It’s Time to Stop Confusing Poverty with Neglect
- Distinguishing Poverty Experienced by Families from Child Neglect
- How is Poverty Measured?
- Child Poverty in America More Than Doubled in 2022
- What Would 2022 Child Poverty Rates Have Looked Like if an Expanded Child Tax Credit Had Still Been in Place?
- Poverty in the United States: 2022
Reviewing the Effects of Child Welfare Removals
- How does investigation, removal, and placement cause trauma for children?
- The Harm of Child Removal
- How can we ensure that separating children from their families is an intervention of last resort?
Poverty and Child Welfare
Racial Disparities in Child Welfare
- Child maltreatment risk as a function of poverty and race/ethnicity in the USA
- One in Ten Black Children in American Are Separated From Their Parents by the Child-Welfare System. A New Book Argues That’s No Accident
- Data Show Disparities in Referrals to Child Protective Services Largely a Result of Risk Not Racism
- How an algorithm that screens for child neglect could harden racial disparities
Books for Further Reading
- Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty by Scott W. Allard
- Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding, and Ending U.S. Poverty by Joanne Samuel Goldblum and Colleen Shaddox
- Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival, and Hope in an American City by Andrea Elliott
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