Farrah Mina interviews the women developing Minnesota's new effort to train all child welfare workers on American Indian rights in the system.
Less than 2% of Minnesota’s population is Native
American, according to Census data. But the most recent federal child
welfare data shows more than one-third of children in the state’s foster
care system were identified as being at least part American Indian in
2019. The state dwarfs all others in terms of disproportionality when it
comes to involving Native families in child welfare cases.
GREAT NEWS: A Plan To Train Child Welfare Workers on American Indian Rights
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