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Public Policy

The work of child welfare is governed by public policy at federal, state, and local levels. Without access to information about public policy, child welfare stakeholders have limited power in shaping and contributing to the future of child welfare services in Minnesota.

CASCW has compiled and created policy resources for child welfare stakeholders, from general policy information to tracking legislation during Minnesota legislative sessions.

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Child Welfare Policy Blog

CASCW’s Child Welfare Policy Blog aims to disseminate relevant child welfare-related policy information to practitioners and advocates.
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Each policy brief takes an issue in child welfare and provides policy issues and potential evidence-based policy solutions.
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Find Minnesota policy resources, including legislative links and information on how policy impacts practice.View policy resources
Interested in learning about the latest Minnesota legislative activity impacting child welfare issues?Check out CASCW's bill tracking