South Carolina Introduces Anti-LGBTQ Language into Child Welfare Bill

By CR Staff

South Carolina legislators have included a small but potentially dangerous provision that would allow state agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ families. If state law authorizes providers to discriminate against this community, we lose an excellent potential foster and adoption resource.

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   For less than $1 per day you can join the new Children’s Champion Society and help us prevent neglect and abuse of America’s most vulnerable kids. Champions will help protect children like C.P., a 2 year old boy with Down’s syndrome who was separated from everyone and everything he knows and placed into a neglectful […]

From Foster Care to Law School

By CR Staff

Even when the odds seem stacked against you, it’s possible to succeed. This May, Children’s Rights sends our sincere good wishes for your success.

Keep Them Together

Keep them together! Stop separating children from their families at the U.S. border. In April, Children’s Rights launched a petition against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children and their families at the U.S. Since October 2017, more than 700 children have been separated along the southwest border from adults claiming to be their parents, […]

New Report Reveals Alarming Safety Concerns in Michigan’s Child Welfare System

Contact: Daniel Kessel, 646-216-3343, dkessel@childrensrights.org   (DETROIT) — A new report on the status of Michigan’s child welfare system reveals serious ongoing safety concerns for children in the state’s care. From mishandled reports of maltreatment to improperly licensed homes, the report shows a disturbing trend regarding the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) continued failure to […]

Victory for Rhode Island’s Children: Fairness Hearing Brings Resolution to Long-Standing Foster Care Case

Court Approves Historic Agreement to Greatly Improve the Lives of Children in State Care Contact: Daniel Kessel, 646-216-3343, dkessel@childrensrights.org (Providence, RI) – Following a fairness hearing held on Wednesday, May 9th, a federal court in Providence has approved the settlement agreement in a longstanding class action to greatly improve practices and outcomes for children in state care. […]

 

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