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Colorado begins to reckon with racial bias in child welfare, where Black kids are way overrepresented

The inequity, experienced not just in Colorado but in child welfare systems across the nation, surfaced for scrutiny last spring as the country protested the murder of George Floyd.

Equity

Rep. Herod: Eliminating juvenile-justice fees means better justice for juveniles

The systems that are supposed to guide kids onto the right track have instead driven some children and their families into the financial ditch.

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