New Agreement Recognizes Successes in Reforming Michigan Foster Care, Focuses on Areas Needing Improvement

‘Reform Is Possible When the State Makes it a Priority,’ Says Children’s Rights (Detroit, MI) – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and national advocacy organization Children’s Rights have reached a modified settlement agreement that acknowledges progress in reforming Michigan foster care and focuses attention on improving critical areas to assure child […]

Advisory Council

Karyn Froseth Karyn Froseth is a 24 year veteran of the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Her experience spans front line customer sales, brand and shopper marketing, and agency account management at The Quaker Oats Company, Novartis, Leo Burnett/Arc Worldwide, and The Coca-Cola Company. She is currently leading the Coca-Cola North America Channel Marketing team. Karyn attended […]

U.S. District Judge Denies Texas’ Attempt to Stall Foster Care Reforms

(Houston, TX) – Today, Senior U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack denied Texas’ motion to stay her December ruling that declared the state must make targeted changes to its foster care system. In response, Paul Yetter, lead trial lawyer for the plaintiffs in M.D. v. Perry, issued the following statement: “The district court was right […]

Children’s Rights Works

What does it mean to reform foster care? What does our advocacy accomplish? Click here to see how Children’s Rights has affected concrete and critical change in child welfare systems across the United States.

Bilingual Paralegal

Children’s Rights is seeking a full-time, entry-level bilingual paralegal to join an active litigation program committed to reforming child welfare services for abused and neglected children. Children’s Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law, in partnership with a variety of local and national expert groups and policy analysts, to bring about meaningful […]

Paralegal

Children’s Rights is seeking full-time, entry-level paralegals to join an active litigation program committed to reforming child welfare services for abused and neglected children. Children’s Rights is a national non-profit organization that uses the law, in partnership with a variety of local and national expert groups and policy analysts, to bring about meaningful reform in […]

Summer 2016 Legal Internship

Children’s Rights seeks committed and enthusiastic law students to intern in our office in the summer of 2016. Because of the relatively small size of our organization, interns enjoy tremendous responsibilities and assist Children’s Rights’ attorneys with all aspects of our pending class action impact litigation cases.  Responsibilities may include assisting with trial preparation, conducting legal […]