Alia is a Minnesota-based nonprofit and national leader in child welfare transformation, working in public and private systems across the country. We have set out to obsolete child welfare as we know it today by creating and supporting new environments where youth and their caregivers heal and thrive.


We inspire and drive transformative change for the people and systems entrusted with the welfare and well-being of children.


All children are safe and thriving within a permanent family.


  • Fearless Innovation

    We take strategic risks to build a better way.

  • Audacious Optimism

    We hold a bold belief in the human capacity to transform and heal.

  • Courageous Partnerships

    We share knowledge and form deep, trusting collaborations believing that everyone has a part of the solution to share and everyone is a change-maker.

  • A Sense of Urgency

    We understand how brief childhood is and what is at stake for our youth.

  • Relentless Pursuit of Evidence

    We are committed to learning from each other and our youth, and adjusting practices; when we know better, we do better.

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