President Trump’s executive order to temporarily restrict immigration and bar refugees from entering the U.S stands to have a vast, detrimental impact on millions of children domestically and across the globe. Children’s Rights adamantly opposes the immigration order and the limits placed upon refugees entering the U.S. in search of asylum. The decision puts our […]
Members of Congress announced plans this week to immediately repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a move that could have a significant, detrimental impact on health care for abused and neglected kids, youth in foster care and their birth, adoptive and foster parents, as well as state agencies and providers. Children’s Rights is urging Congress […]
Children’s Rights played a leading role at the 39th National Child Welfare, Juvenile and Family Law Conference in Philadelphia this past weekend.
Technology is radically changing how we live our lives on a daily basis – but when it comes to foster care systems, we’re lagging far behind. At a first-of-its kind event, some of the biggest minds in child welfare and technology, including CR’s own litigation director Ira Lustbader, and representatives from organizations like the Administration […]
I risked my life by calling a cab and meeting U.S. diplomats in a hotel parking lot. …That night, I was on a plane back to Illinois where I was put into foster care.
You are all catalysts for change.
I was voiceless.
My sense of self-worth plummeted.
No one was there to defend me.
I was targeted for relentless beatings.