Seattle Medium: Treehouse Looks to Address the Racial Inequalities in Foster Care

Treehouse looks to advance racial equity and justice in the foster care and education systems through their Equity Campaign. The initiative, which held its first event on Tuesday, is designed to promote, support and encourage conversations centered around the racial inequities that are plaguing the foster system across the country.

“We are launching a series of what we think are important conversations about equity in the foster care system and the needed change,” says Dawn Rains, Vice President of Policy for Treehouse. And so, [the virtual event held on Tuesday was] our first event really intentionally placed this month, which is National Foster Care Awareness month, to really launch the conversation about ways we can improve our system to better support our young people.”

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