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South Carolina’s Waiver to Discriminate

South Carolina’s Waiver to Discriminate

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.

Family For Us Too

Family For Us Too

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.

Notes and Life in Tribe Irons

Notes and Life in Tribe Irons

By Christy Irons, Advisory Council Member

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.

Why Holli Stands Up for Kids

Why Holli Stands Up for Kids

“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.”

Good News at Year’s End for Vulnerable Children

Good News at Year’s End for Vulnerable Children

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.