Facing a Backlog, Los Angeles Hires Pittsburgh Kinship Nonprofit to Help Relative Caregivers

Los Angeles County has hired a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit to help more relative caregivers through the foster care certification process as the county runs up against a looming state deadline. On Tuesday, the county’s Board of Supervisors approved a $400,000 request to hire A Second Chance, Inc.,


Brothers, Separated by Violence and Trump Immigration Policy, May Be Reunited Soon

In the age of “zero tolerance,” even the family members of America’s most dedicated citizens aren’t protected. Take the case of a 28-year-old American citizen from Honduras named Suamhirs Piraino-Guzman and his little brother Yordi.


As International Adoptions Plummet, More Providers Drop Out

Last month, the State Department announced that eight of the remaining estimated 160 international adoption providers had halted work, some by choice and others because of failure to complete renewal of their accreditation with the government.


Three Orgs Join Forces to Increase Service Year Opportunities for Youth

Three nonprofit organizations officially announced a merger today to form Service Year Alliance, an organization whose mission is to make a year of paid, full-time service a common opportunity for young Americans.

Prevent Child Abuse America Offers Grants to Tackle Racial Disparity


HHS Office of Minority Health Awards $2.8 Million Child Trauma Grant

The Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide nearly $2.8 million to seven organizations to support minority and disadvantaged children and youth who have been exposed to childhood trauma.