Opinion: Keeping Families Together is Best: June is National Family Preservation Month and Child Removals Should be Minimized

In recent weeks, media coverage of the tragic deaths of children in New York City, including a NY1 series titled “In the Dark: New York’s Child Welfare Deaths,” have brought painful images of hurt children into the public sphere. In past years, coverage of similar heartbreaking losses led to a skyrocketing of child welfare investigations and families being torn apart. We can’t let that happen again.

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