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Congress Honors CDF’s Beloved MaryLee Allen’s Lifelong Work to Protect the Most Vulnerable Children
In October, the most significant provisions of the Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First) took effect. Family First was signed into law in 2018 and represents a long sought historic opportunity to transform our child welfare system after years of steady, difficult, unglamorous effort by child welfare advocates with the late MaryLee Allen, the