Posts tagged Minnesota
Focused Approach to Reducing Racial Bias

In this TED talk Dr. Jessica Pryce describes using “blind removal committees” in Nassau County, NY to eliminate racial bias in child placement decisions.  These committees get background on child protection history and safety concerns, while information that could reveal race is hidden.  Consequently, African American children now…

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Share Your Views on Legislation to Protect Children

Preferred child protection practices currently allow alleged abusers opportunities to coach and intimidate children before workers can interview them individually.  These include giving advance notice of the worker’s visit, and interviewing children in front of their parents as the first step in the process. Safe Passage is weighing state legislation to end these practices. We understand our proposal raises concerns about parental rights. But consider this...

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