Tuesday, August 17, 2010

LA Child Welfare Does Not Like Transparency and Accountability

Secrecy in Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is upset about its dirty laundry being thrown on the front lawn.

If you have nothing to hide, then why get mad? There is much more secrecy to this story.

Los Angeles County investigating leaks of child death cases

Los Angeles County officials are investigating the release of information regarding a string of child death and neglect cases involving the Department of Children and Family Services. The information appeared in a series of Los Angeles Times stories.

On Tuesday, county Chief Executive William T Fujioka will ask the Board of Supervisors to direct all departments to aid an "inquiry related to the inappropriate disclosure of confidential child welfare information, and, in consultation with the county counsel, report back on the findings."
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