March is Women’s History Month and highlights the contributions of women to history and society. Here are three women who are trailblazers in their respective fields that you might not know experienced the child welfare system firsthand.
Thousands of immigrant minors in New York will potentially have a chance at permanent residency thanks to a federal judge’s recent ruling.
One Texas Trooper’s very good idea for helping kids and combating sex trafficking is getting national attention.
Children’s Rights and our partners have reached a settlement agreement in our case brought on behalf of over 1,900 children in foster care in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties.
SB 211 would have allowed faith-based child welfare agencies that receive government funding to discriminate against a wide range of individuals on the basis of “religious freedom.” We must ensure that Georgia continues to put the best interests of children first.
It seems almost every day we learn something new about the horrible treatment of migrant children in the U.S. But this week brought a series of particularly heinous revelations.
Too many young people in Pennsylvania residential foster care are subjected to a pattern of abuse and maltreatment. The time for system-wide reform is now.
According to a report in USA Today, border patrol agents continue to separate migrant children from their parents at the border, without consulting a child welfare specialist. Sandy Santana, Executive Director of Children’s Rights, condemns this harmful practice.
Rather than a border wall, a better solution to fighting human trafficking, particularly foreign-born trafficking victims, is for the Administration to increase the number of T visas it grants.
If you are a child in foster care or have a child in foster care, he or she might qualify for benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). The SSA oversees different benefits programs.