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  • Human Services, Council on Black Minnesotans, partners promote adoption
    February 05, 2014 - During Black History Month, DHS, the Council on Black Minnesotans, and several nonprofit and community organizations are working together to encourage families to adopt children waiting in the foster care system, particularly African-American children who are disproportionately represented in the child welfare system.
  • Initial findings show positive results for foster youth remaining in care
    February 04, 2014 - Foster youth who remain in care beyond age 18 fare better than their counterparts who leave care, preliminary data of a multi-year study shows.
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