Children's Rights
Children's Rights
07/18/2017 at 20:20. Facebook
Repealing the #ACA would be devastating for so many American children! #ProtectOurCare #SaveMedicaid #ChildrensRights
Repealing the ACA would be devastating for so many American children ProtectOurCare

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Children's Rights
Children's Rights
07/18/2017 at 19:14. Facebook
Get your tickets now for the 2017 Children's Rights Benefit and Inspiration Awards! [ Eventbee.com Link ]
Get your tickets now for the 2017 Children's Rights Benefit and Inspiration Awards

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Children who have fled to the U.S. seeking safety shouldn't be held in detention facilities without due process. A 9th Circuit panel agreed. #theyarekids [ Childrensrights.org Link ]
Children who have fled to the U S seeking safety shouldn't be

9th Circuit Rules That Unaccompanied Minors are Entitled to Bond Hearings - Children's Rights

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Danielle Kenaston
Jean Lewis
Mina Lofland
Senate healthcare bill=22 million more uninsured by 2026: more than the entire population of New York! #CBOSCORE #RejectACHA
Senate healthcare bill=22 million more uninsured by 2026: more than the entire

CBO: Senate GOP health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026

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Dennis Beal
Barbara Drosnin
The Senate ACHA bill is a wolf in sheep’s clothing: while slowly phasing out Medicaid expansion, it ultimately makes deeper long-term cuts into the program for low-income Americans, putting even more of our children at risk. This is unacceptable! Tell your Senator to #ProtectOurCare! Pick up a phone today and dial 202-224-3121. #RejectACHA
The Senate ACHA bill is a wolf in sheep’s clothing: while slowly

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Mina Lofland
Children's Rights remembers Judge Marvin Shoob, a dogged protector of the voiceless, including children in foster care. Presiding over the Kenny A. civil rights lawsuit, which CR filed in 2002, Judge Shoob was instrumental in mandating fundamental improvements for thousands of children in metro Atlanta's Division of Family and Children’s Services--including guaranteeing all children the right... View more »
Children's Rights remembers Judge Marvin Shoob a dogged protector of the voiceless

Judge Marvin Shoob, revered for his independence, dies at age 94

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Mariel Sivley
Mina Lofland
Joanne Wheeler Morawski
Dangerous practices in Missouri foster care lead to unsafe use of psychotropic medications, says new lawsuit from Children's Rights, SLU LAW, and National Center for Youth Law
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Dangerous practices in Missouri foster care lead to unsafe use of psychotropic

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Patricia Talvacchio Sottile
Robin Kuhlman
What a month it’s been! We would like to express our gratitude to each and every one of our Fostering the Future participants. In raising your voices and sharing your stories, you have informed, inspired and impacted hundreds of thousands of people. Thank you for making Children’s Rights a platform for change. To the many advocates who showed support for the campaign throughout the month of... View more »
What a month it’s been We would like to express our gratitude

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Thanks to the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for spotlighting foster care alum and advocate Nyeelah and our #FosterMyEducation campaign. A great read!

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Thanks to the The Atlanta Journal Constitution for spotlighting foster care alum

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Rebekah Miller
We've spent the past month sharing with you the perspectives of so many inspiring young people who have battled the obstacles that foster youth face on the road to high school graduation and higher education. Today, as #FosterMyEducation and Fostering the Future 2017 ends, we bring the voices and perspectives from researchers and academics who are trying to enable America's foster youth to be... View more »
We've spent the past month sharing with you the perspectives of so

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Our final day of Fostering the Future is here and we close with Barbara's story. Read her tale and discover how she embraced education and school as a safe haven from personal turmoil, where the limits to that were, and how she overcame it all to earn her degree.

"I was okay with my status for the most part. “I’m a foster kid,” I would tell my friends and my teacher. “I’m in foster care,”... View more »
Our final day of Fostering the Future is here and we close

Even the Success Stories Need Help - Children's Rights

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Angel Miller
Diana Olsen Gardella
As we close out Fostering the Future 2017, with alumni of state care asking our nation to #FosterMyEducation throughout the month, we take a look at lessons learned. Here is one from Samantha:

“My message to my brothers and sisters in care? DO IT. Go to college. It’s scary. Everything that you’re unfamiliar with is scary. But you’re going to find so many new things about yourself and learn... View more »
As we close out Fostering the Future 2017 with alumni of state

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Tawana Godiva Turner
Foster youth advocate Quotesia Johnson recently spoke with Kristen Shaughnessy - NY1 on NY1 about the needs of foster youth that are not being met, the prescription of psychotropics for foster youth and more. Like and share if you think foster youth deserve more!
Foster youth advocate Quotesia Johnson recently spoke with Kristen Shaughnessy NY1 on

Foster alum and advocate Quotesia on NY1

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Our own Sandy Santana sat down with NY1's Kristen Shaughnessy - NY1 to discuss advocating for foster youth on Capitol Hill, what more can be done for foster youth, and our #FosterMyEducation campaign.

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Our own Sandy Santana sat down with NY1's Kristen Shaughnessy NY1 to

Children's Rights Executive Director Sandy Santana on NY1

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Briana Garcia
Lee Costicea
"I didn't have a pillow until I was the age of 23. I had pillow cases, but I didn't have a pillow." Comedian and former foster youth Monroe Martin III jokes about the life skills that he was never taught as a foster youth and touches on the fear of homelessness in this video for Children's Rights' Fostering the Future campaign.
"I didn't have a pillow until I was the age of 23

Monroe Martin on the Skills Foster Youth Don't Learn

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James Rinkevich
Jaime Berg
Survival Skills 101 week wraps up with Raven's story!

"I entered foster care during my freshman year. I had to take night classes and work hard on my grade point average while traveling three hours to and from school by bus until I was placed at my second foster home. Unlike students with the luxury of waking up an hour or two before classes started, I had to leave my foster home at 4:30 a.m.... View more »
Survival Skills 101 week wraps up with Raven's story

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Barbara Drosnin
Robert Bethea
It's day 25 of Fostering the Future! Read Cherish's story and discover what she endured within the foster care system and see how she survived as part of this week's theme: Survival Skills.

“I had approximately 20 different placements. I carried all I owned in black garbage bags. In between placements I was homeless—I slept on random couches or in abandoned apartments, and spent sleepless... View more »
It's day 25 of Fostering the Future Read Cherish's story and discover

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Ali Whiting
Lisa Thomas
"Far too many foster youth emancipate from the child welfare system with no high school diploma, and no option to pursue a post-secondary credential. Education is a fundamental human right for all citizens of the United States. Education is the key to success – the key to economic success, social success, and societal success. Currently, foster youth do not enjoy equal access to education, and... View more »
"Far too many foster youth emancipate from the child welfare system with

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Andrea N Kyle
Sarah Cross
Emma Martin
Fostering the Future comes to Washington D.C.! Executive Director Sandy Santana, Matthew Schwartz (pictured) and Whitney Gilliard will speak at today's Congressional and Senate Caucuses to address barriers to housing and education in foster care. Honored to join the offiices of Representative Danny K. Davis and Senator Chuck Grassley, as well as everyone in town for #ShadowDay!... View more »
Fostering the Future comes to Washington D C Executive Director Sandy Santana

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Rojas Elizabeth
Kathy Jones
We are honored to participate in this week’s Congressional and Senate Caucuses, panel, and roundtable discussion on Foster Youth. Our own Sandy Santana is joining the offices of Congressman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to highlight the housing barriers of older youth and young adults that impede scholastic and employment success. Check out our Facebook Live tomorrow... View more »
We are honored to participate in this week’s Congressional and Senate Caucuses

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Brenda Johnson
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