You can change their future: #GivingTuesday18

You can change their future: #GivingTuesday18

In 2019, Children’s Rights is launching a new fellowship for former foster youth advocating on behalf of vulnerable children. When you join the Children’s Champion Society, you fund youth helping youth. Will you join this fellowship?

Kansas Foster Care: Living Night to Night

Kansas Foster Care: Living Night to Night

They bounce from one emergency placement to the next 20, 50, even 100 times. They are often housed “night to night” in homes or facilities with little more than the clothes on their backs. They’re dropped off at an agency office the next morning, only to repeat the same cycle for days, weeks, or months […]

Don’t Give Child Placement Agencies a License to Discriminate

Don’t Give Child Placement Agencies a License to Discriminate

By Christina Wilson Remlin, Lead Counsel

Children’s Rights and a coalition of advocates filed an amicus brief asking a federal court of appeals to uphold a ruling that foster care agencies receiving public funding cannot discriminate against prospective LGBTQ foster parents or others on the basis of religious belief.

Victory for Kids in Texas Foster Care

Victory for Kids in Texas Foster Care

Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals found that Texas’s child welfare system puts children at risk of substantial harm. This decision is a vindication for the thousands of children in Texas foster care who have been victimized in the very system meant to protect them.

Lee Gelernt: Protecting Immigrant Children

Lee Gelernt: Protecting Immigrant Children

Sandy Santana spoke with the ACLU’s Lee Gelernt, who has played a central role in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families. Lee filed the national lawsuit that ended this inhumane policy and he credits Children’s Rights support of the lawsuit as having been vital to its success.