To reimagine the child welfare system, we first must acknowledge its harms on Black & Brown families

In their recent Chicago Sun Times op-ed article “Yes, Gov. Pritzker, close juvenile detention centers — and then reimagine foster care,” Patrice James and Tanya Gassenheimer…

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ICOY statement on recent and ongoing racist events

ICOY believes that children and youth have the right to enter adulthood with the tools and capacity to succeed, and that Illinois only succeeds…

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