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Access to Justice and Advocacy are Critical Anchors during Uncertain Times

Children’s Rights was proud to join fellow advocates Children’s Advocacy Institute, Juvenile Law Center, National Association of Counsel for Children, National Center for Youth Law, and Youth Law Center in issuing a statement this week. The joint statement compels courts and legal professionals to safeguard the needs and rights of every young person and family […]

Help Make Sure COVID Relief Reaches Kids Who Need it the Most

Help Make Sure COVID Relief Reaches Kids Who Need it the Most

Vulnerable children and their families cannot be forgotten as our child welfare system buckles during the global fight to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Every day we hear stories of children displaced; communication breakdowns between youth in foster care and their birth parents; and we fear an increase in child abuse cases. The Marshall Project posted […]

Children Cannot “Social Distance” in Jail

Children Cannot “Social Distance” in Jail

We hope you are staying safe and healthy. All of us have been are feeling the effects of this pandemic, but our Children’s Rights community is strong and we will find our way through this together. Yet as the calls for quarantining and social distancing grow, many children are stuck in cramped and unsanitary jails […]

A Note from Our Executive Director Regarding Coronavirus

A Note from Our Executive Director Regarding Coronavirus

By Sandy Santana, Executive Director

As of today, the coronavirus has infected an estimated 138,000 people around the world, with 5,000 deaths. We know the true numbers are almost certainly higher, and that the toll this pandemic will take in lost lives, economic hardship and human suffering will be devastating. And although experts warn that it is the elderly and […]

You Showed Up for Children’s Rights

You Showed Up for Children’s Rights

Throughout 2019, friends and family from across the country came out to defend the rights of children. We also had a lot of fun. Check out some of our favorite event highlights below.

Georgia Bill Will Harm Kids: Say No

Georgia Bill Will Harm Kids: Say No

Lawmakers are playing politics with the lives of the 12,000 children waiting for loving homes in Georgia’s adoption and foster care system. Children’s Rights urges Georgia lawmakers to reject this bill – and we ask you to join us.

COVID-19: Putting Children First

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