Opinion: The Harmful Impact Of Invasive Child Welfare Investigations

2024-03-25T15:59:23-04:00March 18th, 2024|

City Limits

"Earlier this month, the NYC Family Policy Project released a bombshell report demonstrating, in no uncertain terms, that New York investigates far too many children and families for suspected abuse or neglect."

NY State Child Abuse Hotline Shortfalls Lead To Unnecessary Investigations: Report

2024-03-11T12:46:53-04:00March 7th, 2024|

NY Daily News

"Advocates at the New York City Family Policy Project [part of UJC's 2022-2024 Social Justice Accelerator cohort] are pushing agents who field the calls to ask more questions before putting a family through a traumatic investigation."

New York Child Protection Hotline Accepts Maltreatment Allegations At Far Higher Rates Than Other States, New Study Shows

2024-03-11T12:52:33-04:00March 6th, 2024|

The Intercept

“The consequences are serious,” the report by The New York City Family Policy Project [part of UJC's Social Justice Accelerator 2022-2024 cohort] states. “Families under investigation endure two months of inspections of their homes and bodies, demands for medical and school records, and intrusive interviews with their neighbors, doctors and teachers that can damage their reputation, all while holding their breath, not knowing if their children may be taken.” 

5 South Asian Platforms Breaking The Abortion Stigma

2024-03-04T13:18:00-05:00March 1st, 2024|

Desi Blitz

"Following the decline of Roe v. Wade...SOAR [part of the UJC Social Justice Accelerator ‘24 cohort] established South Asians for Abortion, an online platform mobilising South Asians in support of abortion rights, reproductive justice, and bodily autonomy."