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Georgetown University Report: Medicaid Expansion Narrows Maternal Health Coverage Gaps, But Racial Disparities Persist

A new report from the Georgetown Center for Children and Families shows that a state’s decision on whether to expand Medicaid has a profound impact on women of childbearing age (18-44). In 2019, across all racial and ethnic groups, women in non-expansion states were more likely to be uninsured than women in states that had […]

How Kinship Care Transformed Allegheny County’s Child-Welfare System

Once one of the worst agencies of its kind in the country, the office of Children, Youth and Families is now a model of success.  In 1993, Sharon McDaniel saw an opportunity. The need was dire, but McDaniel felt that her career had built up to that moment — the opportunity to tackle a desperately […]