Culture Matters: Engaging Communities of Color to Help Kids in Foster Care

by Trey Rabun, Amara's Family Outreach Specialist I’ve worked in child welfare for over eight years and, from day one, I’ve been struck by the high numbers of black children in foster care. As of January 2014, African-American children were disproportionately involved in the foster care system. From initial CPS reports, to removals, to placement in foster care, black children were overrepresented by more than