Protecting children in the age of COVID: ACS must change its approach

May 2, 2020

Michele Cortese, Executive Director at CFR, along with Emma Ketteringham (Bronx Defenders), Lauren Shapiro (Brooklyn Defenders), and Zainab Akbar (NDS), co-authored an op-ed entitled, “Protecting Children in the Time of COVID: The Administration for Children’s Service must change it’s approach,” that was published in the New York Daily News.

The piece addresses the need for decision makers to stop using family separation as a means of addressing what are really issues of poverty as well as the importance of visitation and the impact that the virus is having on child welfare involved parents.

Read the full article here.