Children are the collateral damage in a barrage of cruel and misguided policies put in place by a government intent slashing vital public programs and punishing the poor – and all of these policies are in turn placing very real limits on their futures.
This new adoption law is prejudice, plain and simple. By passing House Bill 836/Senate Bill1304, you have granted child welfare a license to discriminate, aligned yourself with the evil, and effectively united the Jewish and gay communities against you.
This year Martin Luther King Day was a special one for me, personally and professionally. On Monday, I cuddled up with my three-year old son Oliver and read portions of March, the moving graphic novel trilogy about the civil rights movement written by Representative John Lewis.
The Kansas City Star has published a gripping six-part investigative report on long-term outcomes for children who spend time in foster care.
Thanks to supporters like you, 2019 has been a year of continued success in transforming the lives of children. As the year draws to a close, Children’s Rights is excited to share key highlights from our year.
A U.S. District Court Judge gave final approval to a groundbreaking settlement to stop the dangerous use of psychotropic drugs among youth in foster care.
Children’s Rights stands with transgender and gender nonconforming people in the fight against hatred that has resulted in the murders of at least 32 transgender people in the United States in 2019.
On Monday, October 28 Children’s Rights hosted its 14th annual Inspiration Awards & Benefit Gala at the Mandarin Oriental in New York. It was a knock-out success, raising a record $1.6 million to keep kids safe and healthy.
A new plan for children in foster care focuses on the underlying causes of the abuse and neglect of children living in foster care systems that Children’s Rights has long recognized.
Presented by Shaquille O’Neal, Foster Boy tells the story of a young man imprisoned after enduring years of abuse in a for-profit foster care system.