Report on Foster Care Children in Connecticut Shows State Not Monitoring Children's Needs
PRESS RELEASE Review of 400 children's files shows widespread failure to keep basic information on their status and needs in foster care. The Court-Appointed Monitor in the federal class action lawsuit, Juan F. v. Rowland, issued a new report today on the results of an initial review of almost...
Panel Recommends Fundamental Changes in New York City Child Welfare
PRESS RELEASE Sets Timetable; City Progress Will Be Monitored The Advisory Panel established by the settlement of the child welfare reform lawsuit, Marisol v. Giuliani, issued a report on the placement of children in foster care today, calling for a wide range of fundamental changes in the way... Tennessee Judge Rules Federal Lawsuit to Reform State Child Welfare System Should Move Forward:
PRESS RELEASE Judge denies state move to dismiss lawsuit, saying claims are supported by law. (Nashville, Tennessee, October 27) - U.S. District Court Judge Todd Campbell ruled on October 26 that the class action Brian A. v. Sundquist seeking to reform Tennessee's child welfare system should... Ten Year Child Advocacy Lawsuit Ends with Renewed Hope, Collaboration, and Emphasis on Prevention St
PRESS RELEASE Judge to hear arguments in federal lawsuit seeking reform of New Jersey's child welfare system. Baby Neal vs. Casey results in constructive changes at the Department of Human Services and establishes new collaborative relationship between the advocacy community and DHS. A press...
Adoption celebration follow-through
November 7, 2007, 5:00 am
It's Adoption Week in the UK, and with that information is pouring out around the country aimed at dispelling myths that may keep people from considering joining the ranks of adoptive parents.
The BBC is saying that adoption rights are 'misunderstood' , and given the news that has come out of... Kazakhstan Adoption Remains Closed
December 30, 2011, 7:26 am
It has been way to long since I touched base with you on adoption from Kazakhstan. I wish I had information of great changes but that is not the case. At this point, Kazakhstan is not in an adoption relationship with the United States as they are seeking Hague Convention status and have not... November 20th Is National Adoption Day
November 19, 2010, 5:30 am
On November 20, 2010 thousands of parents and children will finalize adoptions. Created in 2000 by the Alliance for Children's Rights, National Adoption Day unites children from foster care with forever adoptive families. More than 30,000 children have been adopted from foster care on National...