Michigan foster care system

Family and Children Services

Family and Children Services CEO Rosemary Gardiner says their facility has to expand to accommodate changes in child welfare and youth development programs. 

Western Michigan University

The report by the Michigan Race Equity Coalition finds minority children are more likely to live in families investigated for abuse and neglect. 

Report uses Department of Human Services data from 2013

Report tracks the first half of last year. Progress was shown in some areas, including the number of youth waiting to be adopted