The Government is a Poor Substitute for Family

The federal government is warehousing thousands of migrant children in teeming, cold facilities, where workers are prohibited from hugging not only teenagers, for whom these shelters...

Children Are Not the Property of This Administration to Recklessly Traumatize:...

The Trump Administration has been engaging in the practice of separating children from their parents at the border. Texas courts are filling up with immigrant parents...

This Foster Care Month, Pass Laws to Improve the Lives of...

May is National Foster Care Month. Last week President Trump issued a statement in support of this recognition and expressed gratitude for the thousands...

Why Medicaid Matters: Adopting a Child With Special Health Care Needs

In a continuing series on the personal impact that recent legislative and administrative proposals to restructure or severely reduce Medicaid health care will have...

The Lessons of a Foster Care Survivor

Think of the first stranger you saw today. Now, imagine that you have to go and live with that person. How would you feel?...

Families Torn Apart: America’s Unjust Bail Practices

Imagine the following scenario: John, a single father of two, has been arrested. He is charged with theft and his bail is set at...

Parents Locked Up, Kids Left Out: Who Really Suffers?

The American criminal justice system has created a culture of mass incarceration. As of 2015, the U.S. incarceration rate (698 per 100,000 people) was the...

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