Publications

Policy Report 24 April 2017
Report: Nearly All Fifty States are Failing Transgender, Gender-Expansive and Gender-Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth

Children’s Rights has proudly teamed up with Lambda Legal and the Center for the Study of Social Policy in conducting a groundbreaking study highlighting the deficiencies in law and policy across all 50 states in protecting transgender, gender expansive, and gender non-conforming youth in out-of-home care systems. The first-of-its-kind report showcases the dramatic overrepresentation of […]

Report: Nearly All Fifty States are Failing Transgender, Gender-Expansive and Gender-Nonconforming (TGNC) Youth
Newsletter 8 December 2016
Notes From the Field, Fall 2016

The nation’s opioid epidemic is landing an unprecedented number of children in foster care as their parents struggle with substance abuse. With the proper supports and services, many of these families could remain intact. In CR’s fall newsletter cover story, “Preserving Family Connections For Children in Foster Care,” we take an in-depth look at a growing movement to maintain family ties.

Notes From the Field, Fall 2016
Annual Report 30 September 2016
Annual Report 15

A review of Children’s Rights’ work in 2015, including significant developments in our foster care reform campaigns, financial information and a list of the individuals and organizations that generously supported Children’s Rights during the period.

Annual Report 15
Newsletter 26 May 2016
Notes From the Field, Spring 2016

For decades, thousands of young people in Texas foster care have suffered in a severely broken system where overwhelming caseloads, too few foster homes and poor oversight are the norm. In our cover story of Notes From the Field, you’ll hear from several youth who experienced the devastating effects of Texas’ beleaguered “permanent foster care” system.

Notes From the Field, Spring 2016
Newsletter 11 December 2015
Notes From the Field, Fall 2015

Most children who are adopted from foster care join loving families that last, but all too often kids are placed in “forever homes,” only to have their stability shatter. As we see in the cover story of Notes From the Field, the effects of broken adoptions are tragic – children can end up on the streets, back in state care or “rehomed.”

Notes From the Field, Fall 2015
Fostering the Future 15 October 2015
My Foster Truth

Bloggers from across the country give deeply poignant accounts of their experience with the U.S. foster care system. Foreword by Kim Hansel, editor at Fostering Families Today.

My Foster Truth