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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Foster Care and Disparities

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Minnesota Department of Human Services Children and Family Services Assistant Commissioner Nikki Farago recently chatted with Al McFarlane of KFAI - 90.3 FM Minneapolis - 106.7 FM St. Paul's Conversations with Al McFarlane about foster care in Minnesota. Assistant Commissioner Farago discussed the 16,500 children in Minnesota’s foster care system last year, the reasons they are in care, the disparities that exist in the foster care system – particularly for African American and Native American children – and the need for more foster parents. Listen to the episode here:…/04-23-2019-conversations-with-al-mc…/

For more information about becoming a foster parent, visit the department’s website at…/progra…/steps-to-become-a-foster-parent.jsp

Sourced: Minnesota Department of Human Services Facebook Page

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