The Summer 2020 Briefs newsletter is out, and you can read the entire issue here. For supplemental reports and other references throughout the issue, you can find the links below.

Advocating for Change and Accountability in Our Child Welfare Systems

Mass. Child Welfare & COVID-19 Coalition Letter to Governor Baker

Advocates Urge Data Reporting to Meet Needs of LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care Following Trump HHS Rule Change

The Power of Love in Rhode Island – The latest victory for parentage equality in New England, won by and for LGBTQ parents

My Turn: Elana Hayasaka: Legal security for all families in a crisis

Legal Update

Intervening for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

The Maine Juvenile Justice System Assessment Final Report

Mary Bonauto’s testimony

Updating parentage law across New England

Massachusetts Co-Adoption Act