African American Children Lag in Finding Homes

African American children account for 15 percent of the U.S. child population, but in the past few years they have represented a third of the more than 500,000 children in foster care. They also have lower rates of adoption, despite legislation intended to create equity.

lick here for a report first published in 2008 that presents key findings of the most thorough study to date, and an analysis of how to improve the prospects of moving to permanent loving homes for children of color.

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