Sandy Santana issued this statement: “The Super Bowl has become an annual opportunity to shine the light on human trafficking, a global scourge that destroys lives every day — including the lives of children.”
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families announced its decision to grant a waiver to allow South Carolina foster care providers to discriminate against prospective foster and adoptive parents while maintaining their licenses and continuing to receive federal funds.
“It is shocking that the Trump Administration enacted this policy with no attempt to develop the infrastructure and processes that could track and eventually reunite these children.”
We recently spoke with Sophia Williams Baugh, a former foster youth and passionate advocate for children. Sophia is the founder of Family For Us Too, a new non-profit organization dedicated to creating a supportive family community for youth who have aged out of foster care. Check out our Q & A with Sophia here.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Read our Child Sex Trafficking fact sheet and share these powerful stories.
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.