The Strength of Family: An Interview With Priscilla Gibson

Monday, November 23, 2015

Kinship care is about family helping family. When children are raised by family members, other than their parents, it’s called kinship care. Dr. Priscilla Gibson, a professor in the School of Social Work, tells us kinship care has been done informally in the African American culture for centuries. “My mother was raised by her grandmother, so I am from a family that did kinship care. We didn’t have a name for it, we just did it.” Read the full profile by Amelie Hyams on the Office for Equity and Diversity blog.


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