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With the Department of Social Welfare and the Department of Urban Planning, our students can access even more faculty expertise, courses, and networks in social policy, from macro analysis to individual-level service delivery, and enjoy analytical entrée to all of the elements of the “build environment” and its impact on communities and individuals. MEPA prohibited the use of a child’s or a prospective parent’s race, color, or national origin to delay or deny the child’s placement and required diligent efforts to expand the number of racially and ethnically diverse foster and adoptive parents.

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Publisher: Brookings Institution Press; 1 edition (November 21, 2005)

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