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From Crisis to Opportunity: Child Welfare Reform in Massachusetts

Join us on September 11 at 8:30 a.m. for the release of a report prepared by Washington D.C.-based think tank the Center for the Study of Social Policy for the Boston Foundation and Strategic Grant Partners. The report compares the practices of Massachusetts's Department of Children and Families to similar state agencies across the nation and provides recommendations for reform.

View video of the forum.         Download the report.         Read the press release.

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