Facts About Disparities in Foster Care
In 2012, more than half of the children entering foster care in the U.S. were children of color.
Twenty-six percent of the children in foster care are African American, double the percent of African American children in the population in America.
- Read more facts about foster care in the U.S.
- Learn about the role of child welfare systems in providing care and services for children in state custody.
- Find out how Children’s Rights improves failing foster care system through our child welfare reform campaigns and policy advocacy.