Shackling is a cruel and inhumane practice that children should not have to endure, yet it still happens in juvenile courts throughout Georgia.
Progress has been made in working toward racial equality in America, but the impact of racism remains far-reaching, systemic, and complex—and it trickles right down to our children.
A federal judge recently gave final approval to a settlement agreement that promises dramatic improvements for children in Southern Florida’s foster care system.
For children in foster care, chronic health conditions are not only more pervasive than in the general population but also more likely to cause serious and long-lasting health consequences.
Earlier this month, Children’s Rights filed a lawsuit alleging that the DeKalb County Jail in Atlanta is violating federal statutes that guarantee every child the opportunity to be educated.
Our lawsuit in Missouri, the first of its kind to singularly target this dangerous use of psychotropic drugs, represents an opportunity for change nationwide.
An alarming new report issued by the Office of Inspector General details dangerous conditions at southern border facilities where children and families are held, with one senior facility manager calling the situation “a ticking time bomb.”
Federal policies are critically needed to ensure that children with autism can thrive in a society that too often ignores their needs.
Child sex trafficking is one of our nation’s most pressing issues. Innovative solutions like the Chance program in Miami, Florida can help.
Our executive director Sandy Santana and social justice activist Ruth Messinger condemn harmful “religious freedom” policies that limit the availability of safe and loving foster homes.