Alabama Youth Ranch Celebrates the Lives of Eight Children Killed in Fiery Traffic Crash
Class-Action Lawsuit in Alabama Alleges Mistreatment of Foster Youth
Alabama’s child welfare agency unnecessarily “segregates” foster youth with mental health problems in a complex of 19 psychiatric institutions, when most could be cared for in the community, according to a class-action lawsuit filed today.
While Trump Separated Families, One of His Appointees Fought To Keep Them Together. Will Biden Keep Him Around?
Report: Anti-LGBTQ Laws Across the U.S. Hamper a Huge, Untapped Pool of Prospective Adoptive and Foster Parents
Since the U.S. legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, several states have passed laws allowing publicly funded child welfare organizations to exclude millions of LGBTQ adults as potential foster parents. This, combined with a Trump administration executive order on religious liberty, is cause for concern over the future of child welfare programs, according to a new policy brief from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
California’s Travel Ban Targets Three States Over Child Welfare Laws
California will prohibit state-funded or state-sponsored travel to four states have passed legislative bills deemed discriminatory against the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) community, California’s attorney general announced on Thursday.
A Three-Branch Approach to Child Welfare Reform
When the Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities released its groundbreaking report this past March, it helped launch a national dialogue about child safety, and most importantly, shifted the current narrative around maltreatment-related fatalities in a significant way.