In public comments submitted to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Children’s Rights strongly opposes proposed regulations that would fundamentally change the way immigrant children are held in and released from detention. Under current rules, a child is typically released from custody unless detention is required […]
Children’s Rights and more than 30 local and national nonprofit children’s organizations submitted an amicus brief in support of a federal court’s decision to uphold Philadelphia’s strict non-discrimination policies in foster care placements. In Fulton v. the City of Philadelphia, a federal judge ruled that foster care agencies receiving public funding cannot discriminate against prospective LGBTQ foster […]
Browse our Spring 2018 newsletter below: On the Frontlines: From CR’s Executive Director In Focus: Children of the Opioid Crisis: A Growing Number Got Hope? Pin by Ronald Draper to Benefit Children’s Rights CR Insider: Greg Hecht Children’s Rights Champion Ride #RideForKids Children’s Rights’ Petition: Stop Separating Children from their Families at the U.S. Border […]
Children’s Rights and 14 of the most respected nonprofit children’s organizations submitted an amicus brief in support of a Congolese asylum seeker who has been detained and separated from her 7-year-old daughter for almost four months.
A proposed bill in Georgia could have devastating and long-lasting effects on the lives of countless LGBTQI youth. Christina Remlin, Lead Counsel at Children’s Rights, provides testimony about the potential harm of this proposed “religious exemption” bill.
Join the Healthy Kids campaign! Call your Congressional representatives at 202-224-3121 today and ask them to put children first and reauthorize CHIP as a stand-alone program. Sponsor Healthy Kids, a holistic advocacy plan that marshals the best legal and policy arguments as to why states should continue to provide preventative and other health services to low income children. Nearly 46 […]
Children’s Rights has proudly teamed up with Lambda Legal and the Center for the Study of Social Policy in conducting a groundbreaking study highlighting the deficiencies in law and policy across all 50 states in protecting transgender, gender expansive, and gender non-conforming youth in out-of-home care systems. The first-of-its-kind report showcases the dramatic overrepresentation of […]