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We have always posted press releases about the latest developments in our campaigns to reform America’s failing child welfare systems. And when we have big news to share, we send it out via e-mail to our network of supporters. But these updates aren’t quite a complete picture of what goes on at Children’s Rights. For […]

Ricky Holland Reports Underscore Need to Reform Michigan’s Child Welfare System

Two separate reports released today on the death of 7-year-old Ricky Holland reveal alarming failures at the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS), which allowed warnings about the boy’s abuse to go ignored. The reports, issued by Children’s Ombudsman Verlie Ruffin and DHS, show DHS workers did not follow the appropriate procedures to ensure Holland’s […]