Life will not always be easy choices and clearly outlined paths. I want my kids to know that they are not alone, even if it feels that way at times.
A groundbreaking new report in Tennessee examines racial imbalances in the state’s foster care system with the goal of supporting solutions to address these disparities going forward.
A new report by Children’s Rights and the Education Law Center raises grave concerns about the safety and educational opportunities of youth in residential foster care in Pennsylvania.
“Once you hear their stories and see what a difference Children’s Rights can make – I defy you to look away. I know I can’t.”
At the close of a tough year for children, Washington seems to have found its heart. Within a 24-hour period, two major government actions have thrown partisan politics aside — and put the interests of children first.
Thanks to donor support, 2018 was a year of hope for the children we serve. Children’s Rights transformed the lives of thousands of vulnerable kids, holding governments accountable across the nation, and speaking up when our laws and policies put them at risk.
Meet Sienna, a 16-year-old girl who lives in Florida. Her story will break your heart.
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?
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 […]
My experience in the children’s shelter proved to me that instead of reduced oversight, unaccompanied minors need increased monitoring of both the facilities that house them and the processes intended to unite them with family.