Are family preservation policies hurting DCF?
The deaths of four small children in six weeks last year brought renewed scrutiny to Florida's Department of Children and Families (DCF). Miami Herald reporters explored why many children died after DCF intervened. The majority of the children in the investigative series, Innocents Lost, passed away as a result of abuse or neglect, according to DCF reports.
How can DCF improve? Are family preservation policies hurting DCF? Tell us how you think child welfare polices can improve below. Your privacy is important to us, and we will not publish your insights if you do not give us permission.
The Miami Herald and WLRN are hosting a town hall to discuss the investigative series and explore solutions. Doors open at 6 p.m. April 17 at the Miami Herald headquarters in Doral, 3511 NW 91 Ave. The event is free, but space is limited and entry will require reservations. Please RSVP via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.