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Children’s Rights In the News

17 October 2019 Sojourners
Reject Discrimination and Put Children First

As part of the Interfaith Coalition for Children’s Rights, our Executive Director Sandy Santana and Rev. Dr. Serene Jones, President of Union Theological Seminary, speak out against discriminatory policies in foster fcare.

Reject Discrimination and Put Children First
27 September 2019 KAKE
More Kansas children added to class-action lawsuit against DCF

“It’s really amazingly bad,” said Teresa Woody, an attorney for Kansas Appleseed. She’s one of 10 attorneys guiding this case. “I think the night-to-night placements haven’t changed. The kids, who are not going to school, who are being housed in offices during the day — that’s still continuing.”

More Kansas children added to class-action lawsuit against DCF
23 August 2019 The CT Mirror
Connecticut: Report reflects continuing concerns, but progress being made

“I think there is a real opportunity for both Gov. Lamont and Commissioner Dorantes to really bring this home, if there’s a real heightened and constant focus on the known problem areas that remain,” said Ira Lustbader, counsel for the plaintiffs and litigation director for Children’s Rights.

Connecticut: Report reflects continuing concerns, but progress being made

COVID-19: Putting Children First

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