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.
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.
Children’s Rights condemns Oklahoma’s anti-LGBTQ bill SB 1140, which will allow state adoption and foster care agencies to reject LGBTQ couples and individuals on the basis of “religious freedom.”
“Florida’s foster care system is broken. As local attorneys representing young people in DCF’s care, we have a legal and moral obligation to act.”
Get involved with National Foster Care Month—lift up the voices of kids in foster care and the communities that support them.
Please sign and share our petition to Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen M. Nielsen. The New York Times reported on Friday that since October 2017 more than 700 children have been separated along the southwest border from adults claiming to be their parents, including 100 children under the age of 4. Many of these […]
Did you know? Today in the United States there are an estimated half a million children languishing in foster care. They are waiting. Waiting to be safe. Waiting to be healthy. Waiting for a kind word and loving home. Waiting to see their siblings. Waiting for tomorrow to be better than today. I used to […]
This week, Children’s Rights and other advocacy organizations took to the steps of City Hall urging City officials to create an adequate plan remove youth 17 and under from Rikers Island.
Childhood sexual abuse disproportionately affects youth in foster care. In a raw and powerful new essay, Pulitzer prize-winning author Junot Diaz details just how far-reaching the effects of this childhood sexual abuse can be.
President Trump’s proposal to solve the opioid crisis by executing drug dealers is reminiscent of the failed War on Drugs, and it’s an absurd solution to a public health crisis that ravages families, children and entire communities across the nation.