Children’s Rights In the News

17 May 2018 Teen Vogue
How Foster Care Works in the United States

Sandy Santana is quoted in this article about foster care in the U.S.: “Foster kids aren’t readily visible in our communities. They’re politically powerless. There’s no lobby advocating for foster kids in a big way,” said Sandy Santana, executive director of Children’s Rights, an organization that uses the court system to bring about change.

How Foster Care Works in the United States
12 May 2018 Grown and Flown
Here’s How You Can Help Teens When They Age Out of Foster Care

Sandy Santana is quoted in this article about how to help kids aging out of foster care: “Being removed from your home, whether your parents were abusive or neglectful or not, is tremendously traumatic for a child… It’s no surprise that kids in foster care have worse educational outcomes than other kids.”

Here’s How You Can Help Teens When They Age Out of Foster Care
12 May 2018 Providence Journal
Settlement OK’d in decade-long lawsuit against DCYF

Samantha Bartosz, Deputy Director of Litigation Strategy, is quoted in this article about the settlement in our Rhode Island lawsuit: “This agreement is about building the right system with the right capacity, with the right policies and focus so that first and foremost kids and families are served well.”

Settlement OK’d in decade-long lawsuit against DCYF
8 May 2018 CNN en Español
EE.UU. enjuiciará a quienes crucen ilegalmente la frontera: abogada comenta anuncio de Sessions

Christina Wilson Remlin appeared on CNN en Español advocating for the rights of immigrant families and condemning the family separation policy. “Christina Remlin dice que estas familias ‘tienen derechos’ y que ‘deberían recibir mejor trato’ y advierte que ‘es un peligro grave’ que los menores inmigrantes queden al cuidado del Gobierno Federal de EE.UU.”

EE.UU. enjuiciará a quienes crucen ilegalmente la frontera: abogada comenta anuncio de Sessions