Senior Staff Attorney

Children’s Rights is a leading national children’s advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable children in government systems. Children’s Rights uses civil rights litigation, policy expertise, and public education to create positive systems change, with a 20-year track record in the area of child welfare reform of raising accountability, protecting rights and improving […]

Children’s Rights Champion Ride

All proceeds from the Children’s Rights Champion Ride will sponsor much-needed advocacy and action in support of neglected and abused kids across America. REGISTER: Register here for the Children’s Rights Champion Ride on Sunday May 6th, 2018. REGISTER and PAY TO RIDE: Sign up and pay your registration fee by making a donation at one […]

Children’s Advocacy Organizations File Amicus Brief in Support of Asylum-Seeker Separated from Daughter

Groups Call the Separation ‘An Unconscionable Overreach of Government Power … and Threatens One of our Most Fundamental Social Constructs, the Family’ Contact: Wende Gozan Brown, 646-216-3329, (New York) – Fifteen advocacy organizations today submitted an amicus brief in support of a Congolese asylum seeker who has been detained and separated from her 7-year-old daughter for almost four […]

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Miami-Dade/Monroe Counties

Florida Department of Children and Families Puts Foster Youth at Risk of Physical, Psychological Harm in Miami-Dade/Monroe, New Suit Charges

Drastic Shortage of Foster Homes and Lack of Mental Health Services Re-Victimizing Children; Kids Frequently Moved 20 or More Times, Infants and Toddlers Warehoused in Group Care Contact: Wende Gozan Brown, 646-216-3329,; Mary Kate Martin, 312-861-8254, (Tallahassee, FL) – An extreme shortage of foster homes in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties leaves children adrift and at […]

Put Kids First: Urge Congress to Enact Sensible Gun Control

By CR Staff

Yesterday, in a senseless act of gun violence, at least 17 people lost their lives at a high school in Parkland, Florida—one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. We urge you to contact your Congressional representatives to enact sensible gun control. You can dial the U.S. Capitol switchboard at 202-224-3121.