Alex Del Prete in the News

Alex Del Prete, a doctoral student in the Wright Institute's Clinical Psychology Program, was recently featured in Newswires. Del Prete led a Q&A with author Dorothy E. Roberts sponsored by San Francisco CASA, Homeless Prenatal Program and The Bar Association of San Francisco.

The Q&A explored "how racial bias in the U.S. welfare system leads to a disproportionate number of Black and Native American children taken from their families. In San Francisco County, nearly 46% of foster kids are Black while less than 5% of the city's child population is Black. Meanwhile, the high cost of living in San Francisco means 65% of foster youth are placed outside the Bay Area where more adults can afford to foster, but far from the childrens’ home communities, their schools, and their parents."

Read the full article here.