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SPARC: What’s next for child welfare in Nebraska?

Last week, just a few days after attending the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT conference in Baltimore with hundreds of child advocates from across the country, I found myself in a much smaller room in Washington D.C. for the convening of the State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center (SPARC)…...

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A SPARC of Inspiration

It’s difficult to be the “new kid” in town.   When I first started with Voices for Children in February, not only was I brand new to Nebraska, but I was also new to the policy advocacy arena.  Granted, I came in with child welfare experience—both as a former case manager…...

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