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Marcia Robinson Lowry Testifies at Congressional Hearing:
STATEMENT OF MARCIA ROBINSON LOWRY, CHILDREN'S RIGHTS My name is Marcia Robinson Lowry, and I am the Executive Director of Children's Rights. Children's Rights is a national non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the legal rights of abused and neglected children.... The Child Protective Services Improvement Act
The Child Protective Services Improvement Act (H.R. 1534) was introduced on April 1, 2003, by Representatives Ben Cardin (D-MD), George Miller (D-CA), Charles Rangel (D-NY), Pete Stark (D-CA), Carl Levin (D-MI), and Jim McDermott (D-WA). This comprehensive legislation provides new resources to... The Legal Maze of Kinship Care
The prevalence of grandparents and other relatives as primary child caregivers has skyrocketed nationwide since 1983. This emergence of kinship care can be attributed to a number of complex and interwoven factors, including welfare reform, the rising rates of incarceration for women, the effect of... Wisconsin Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Stat. §§ 48.432; 48.433 Nonidentifying information may be provided to:The adoptee who is age 18 years or older The adoptive parent The guardian or legal custodian of an adoptee The offspring of an adoptee if the...
Foster Child to 1st-Time Overseas Flyer: New Beginnings; 41 Yrs in the Making
February 23, 2011, 9:58 am
Being raised in the foster care system between the ages of 5 and 18 was a great rehearsal for what is transpiring in my life today at the age of 46.† I am traveling to foreign places, trusting that the people I meet will appreciate and love me, sight unseen.† Often, foster children see their... Cause for Concern Regarding Ethiopian Adoptions?
January 4, 2010, 9:45 pm
Please note: This blog entry is not intended to breed panic, but otherwise offer perspective as to some of what's being said about the current/future status of Ethiopian adoptions. Please be aware of your rights as a perspective adoptive parent and follow through with your best judgment on... National Adoption Day
November 17, 2007, 6:56 am
Today is one of the biggest days in special needs or foster care adoption. It is National Adoption Day. It is Saturday, but there will be thousands of adoptions taking place today, in every state in the country.
In 2006, more than 3,300 adoptions were finalized on one day. Isnít that...
Adoptive Motherís Story
Hi, I am 38 years old, and because my husband and I couldn't have children, we adopted two beautiful children, siblings, 4 years ago. Our family was perfect ,so we thought.Our son at the time of...
Children in Need of Services (CHINS) - Juvenile Justice ...
of the noncustodial parent or of a relative" or in "a facility operated by a licensed child welfare agency."22 In certain circumstances, an unruly child can be placed in
State of Arkansas 89th General Assembly A Bill
21 PROVISIONS OF THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY 22 LICENSING ACT. 23 24 25 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS: 26 27 SECTION 1. Arkansas Code ß 9-28-402 is amended to read as follows: 28 9-28-402. Definitions. 29 ...
Non-profit Lydia Home Association - JChoice.org
Over the years, LYDIA has expanded its scope of services to include: residential treatment, foster care, child abuse prevention programs, parental training and support services, clinical counseling, and academies for at risk youth.