The Impact of Covid-19 on Foster and Relative Caregivers

2020-10-12T21:22:31+00:00

The Impact of Covid-19 on Foster and Relative Caregivers Over 600 resource parents in Los Angeles County were surveyed to understand the impact of COVID-19 on them and the children in their care. 1/2 of resource parents reported being open to welcoming a new child into their home during COVID-19 2/5 of

Dr. Jessica Pryce: Eradicating Racism and Bias in Foster Care

2020-10-02T17:02:03+00:00

Dr. Jessica Pryce: Eradicating Racism and Bias in Foster Care Launched in response to the killing of George Floyd and many other Black Americans, this 3-part lecture series addressed systemic racism and the issues giving rise to the disproportionate number of Black children in foster care. This series was hosted in partnership with

UCLA Pritzker Center Seed Grants

2020-09-30T03:40:21+00:00

UCLA Pritzker Center Seed Grants With the support of the Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation, the UCLA Pritzker Center has offered research grants to encourage collaboration between UCLA faculty and the community. Our 2019 grantees focused on a range of issues, including the connection between immigration and child welfare, and the

Child Welfare, Public Health, and Domestic Violence

2020-10-20T21:07:23+00:00

Child Welfare, Public Health and Domestic Violence: A Cross-Sector Strategy Promoting Safe Families and Stable Homes Countless children enter foster care due to allegations of domestic violence in the home. Often, these allegations fall under a finding of neglect for failure to protect. Yet removing children from their homes and placing them

LA County Department of Mental Health + Office of Education

2020-10-21T01:47:23+00:00

LA County Department of Mental Health + Office of Education: Creating a healthy, equitable transition back to in-school learning for students and parents during COVID-19 As schools work toward re-opening after remote learning due to COVID-19, students, families, and school personnel will need support through this transition. The UCLA Pritzker Center, in

UCLA Child Welfare Summer Academy 2020

2020-10-02T16:31:09+00:00

UCLA Child Welfare Summer Academy 2020 COVID-19 disrupted the summer internship and volunteer experiences for many Bruins. In response, the UCLA Pritzker Center launched its inaugural Summer Child Welfare Academy with 160+ students participating. In this three week program, Bruins learned about the child welfare system and its many facets, including education,

COVID-19 Community Town Halls

2020-09-24T01:17:23+00:00

COVID-19 Community Town Halls In the early days of COVID-19, UCLA faculty and staff were scrambling to respond to the needs of the community. In the spirit of partnership, the town halls were launched to combine efforts and respond more efficiently to the needs of the community and our partners. Agencies, such as

COVID-19 Community Speaker Series

2020-09-30T22:22:50+00:00

COVID-19 Community Speaker Series COVID-19 presented our community and child welfare system with many challenges. This 12-part speaker series addresses those issues head-on, touching on important topics like child abuse, education inequity, and delays in permanency. This series is presented in partnership with community-based organizations and UCLA faculty, as part of our