A new novel by Valeria Luiselli, “The Lost Children Archive,” depicts the unimaginable pain when parents are separated from their children.
Kansas’ child welfare system is, and has been for at least a decade, systematically failing to protect children in foster care. Children’s Rights is taking action.
Sandy Santana issued this statement: “The Super Bowl has become an annual opportunity to shine the light on human trafficking, a global scourge that destroys lives every day — including the lives of children.”
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families announced its decision to grant a waiver to allow South Carolina foster care providers to discriminate against prospective foster and adoptive parents while maintaining their licenses and continuing to receive federal funds.
“It is shocking that the Trump Administration enacted this policy with no attempt to develop the infrastructure and processes that could track and eventually reunite these children.”
We recently spoke with Sophia Williams Baugh, a former foster youth and passionate advocate for children. Sophia is the founder of Family For Us Too, a new non-profit organization dedicated to creating a supportive family community for youth who have aged out of foster care. Check out our Q & A with Sophia here.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Read our Child Sex Trafficking fact sheet and share these powerful stories.
Life will not always be easy choices and clearly outlined paths. I want my kids to know that they are not alone, even if it feels that way at times.
A groundbreaking new report in Tennessee examines racial imbalances in the state’s foster care system with the goal of supporting solutions to address these disparities going forward.
A new report by Children’s Rights and the Education Law Center raises grave concerns about the safety and educational opportunities of youth in residential foster care in Pennsylvania.