Sheltering-in-place is a privilege. It’s for those with steady homes. Those who are living in a safe space, away from violence, and discrimination. Turn to our juvenile justice system where youth in detention centers, adult prisons, and juvenile justice facilities are either confined in unsanitary, unsafe conditions or forced into trauma-inducing 23-hour solitary confinement. Children in foster care too often don’t […]
2019 Children’s Rights Inspiration Awards & Benefit Gala October 28, 2019 at the Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, NYC PURCHASE TICKETS at childrensrightsgala.org 6pm Cocktails; 7pm Dinner & Awards
Children’s Rights joined a national coalition of advocates in filing an amicus brief challenging the federal government’s practice of detaining unaccompanied minors in institutional and lock-down facilities without demonstrating the need for such harmful settings.