Alaska Native and Black children are significantly overrepresented in our state’s foster care system. A recent study found they make up 65% of those in foster homes. We’ll speak to the researchers investigating these disparities about the history behind them and their ideas for reform and solutions moving forward.
HOST: Lori Townsend
Jessica Saniġaq Ullrich, study co-author & assistant professor, University of Alaska Anchorage
Yvonne Chase, study co-author & associate professor, University of Alaska Anchorage
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