An Analysis of Racial/Ethnic Disproportionality & Disparity at the National, State, and County Level

Posted June 3, 2007
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Center for the Study of Social Policy
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The brief shows the efforts of the Casey-CSSP Alliance for Racial Equity in Child Welfare to reduce disparities and the disproportionate number of children and youth of color in the custody of child welfare agencies. 

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Key Takeaway

Investigating Racia and Ethnic Disproportionality and Disparity

Black and American Indians are more likely to be investigated by child welfare than any other race/ethnicity. Whites, Asians and Hispanics are less likely to be involved in the child welfare system the deeper into the system you go.