Children in foster care by definition have experienced trauma, and too often the child welfare system fails to meet their needs—a theme explored in HBO’s documentary Foster.
In the U.S., children have no federal constitutional right to a lawyer. A recent report shows progress, but there is still room for much improvement.
Children’s Rights is proud to launch our new Interfaith Coalition for Children’s Rights, a group of faith organizations and advocates banding together to combat “religious freedom” bills.
Yes, I beat the odds. But for former foster youth like me, graduation means I no longer have the supports and security that come with a college environment.
State-sanctioned, taxpayer-funded policies that do not have children’s best interests at heart must be challenged. Children entrusted to our care are at risk. It’s time we speak on their behalf.
Children’s Rights will be featured on the PBS documentary series The Visionaries. The film chronicles the lengthy legal battle waged by Children’s Rights and our partners to transform Tennessee’s badly broken foster care system.
Looking for binge-worthy viewing content that also shines a light on foster care? We’ve got exactly the movies for you! So get some popcorn ready and check out our viewing guide below:
May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. This month, Children’s Rights is launching our #RememberMe membership campaign. We ask supporters to become a member of the Children’s Rights Champion Society, chipping in just $5, $10 or more per month: a sustaining contribution to help children. Check out our message for new members below: The time […]
DC’s new movie “Shazam!” centers around the story of a foster child who becomes a superhero.
Our Atlanta office is thrilled to welcome Betsy Weintraub, who joins Children’s Rights as a staff attorney.