Supporting Families: Revised Definition of General Neglect Explained (AB 2085)

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In this episode of LACOE’s “Ed Buzz,” DCFS Director Brandon T. Nichols discusses how to best protect all L.A. children and support families in light of AB 2085, which makes it very clear that poverty is not general neglect. “Having your child removed from you just because you can’t access things that your child needs because of poverty is not an appropriate use of our system,” Director Nichols emphasizes in conversation with Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Debra Duardo and show host Elizabeth Graswich.

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