Black Minnesotans Tell UN Panel of Harms Committed by Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Authorities
Black residents of Minnesota gave powerful testimony to a UN panel today on the harrowing practice of placing children in solitary confinement.
The Untold Story of How a Stubborn Group of Parents Helped Shutter the Nation’s Largest Youth Prison System
For years, a tireless group of parents trekked to the California state Capitol. Their goal: to shut down the California Youth Authority.
Northern California Probation Officer Sexually Abused Children, Lawsuit Alleges
A probation officer sexually abused children for years, according to 11 lawsuits filed against the California county where he once worked.
Child Tax Credits Led to Decreased Abuse and Neglect, New Study Shows
A new study found the monthly payments made to families in 2021 resulted in fewer children visiting the ER with abuse-related injuries.
Number of Abuse and Neglect Victims Declines Again
New federal data shows the number of child abuse and neglect victims declined to a record low for the third straight year.
No, “Neglect” Is Not a Gateway Allegation
"Neglect" is not a gateway allegation — unless you take data out of context by presenting numbers without ratios or ratios without numbers.
A Lonely Child Finds His Way Out of Abuse and Homelessness, It Lands Him Behind Bars
First in a three-part series on a teenager with a tumultuous childhood sent to die in prison, and where his life would lead.
Please Listen to me
I was trying to get someone to listen to me, to save me. It’s not a feeling I ever want to know again, writes Ana Weide.