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Yvonne Abraham

DCF an agency of awful realities

This has been the week of the leadership implosion at the Department of Children and Families, when folks took in the disspiriting mismatch between that floundering agency and its all-important mandate and decided the solution was to lop one head, Olga Roche’s, off the top.

Eager for something more transformative, I decided to ask the various candidates for governor how they would change the life-or-death, flesh-and-blood odds at this agency which deals with our most endangered children and families.

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