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Posted by: Marisa Murakami
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California child welfare workers prioritize in-person visits to identify abuse in June. Though virtual platforms are being used as supplemental tools, in-person visits to assess the child's safety and living circumstances are still essential. 

Missouri child advocates are worried about the effect of state budget cuts due to the pandemic will have to social services. The effect on children can result in delayed treatment, medication and other services or even not being provided.

Tennessee nonprofit organization True You TN provides a group home for LGBTQ+ teens and youth. They are a state-licensed organization not contacted by the government, a self-funded organization focused on assisting LGBTQ+ youth. 

 

The latest from Voice for Adoption advocacy can be found here.

Update from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation can be found here.