Child Welfare is Not Exempt From Structural Racism and Implicit Bias

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Child Welfare is Not Exempt From Structural Racism and Implicit Bias

January 4, 2019 | by Jessica PryceThe Chronicle of Social Change

In The Chronicle of Social Change, Jessica Pryce responds to the recent blog post by Naomi Schafer Riley, "No, The Child Welfare System Isn’t Racist." Pryce addresses several problems with the piece and states, "We approach this as a serious matter because ideology of this nature can have a dangerous and detrimental effect when used to justify policies and approaches that disempower and penalize marginalized groups of people."

Jessica Pryce is the director of The Florida Institute for Child Welfare at Florida State University.

Read the full article here.