California Bill Aims to Increase Availability of Tribal Foster Homes

More than half of Native American children in California who are taken into foster care end up in non-Indigenous households. 

Assembly Bill 1862, which has so far met unanimous support in both houses of the state Legislature, would provide annual funding for tribes to recruit foster parents among their members, and to refurbish and repair homes so they meet standards necessary to safely accommodate children. 

Read this article in The Imprint.