Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Change Letter Writing Campaign: Anderson group

Holly Schlaack leads a group of Anderson teens and parents in writing letters as part of our national movement to send 1,837* letters to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, who is responsible for overseeing the foster care system nationally. These letters will help ensure that our system leaders realize the importance of stable relationships for kids—especially those who have been abused and neglected. The letters will also send a message that people care deeply about—and will not ignore—the ongoing trauma our nation’s foster children experience in the very system designed to protect them. Learn how to host a letter writing group.

By | November 30th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Change Letter Writing Campaign: Anderson group

Son’s Killing Prompts Woman to Seek Child Welfare Inquiry

This three-year-old was beaten to death in his paternal grandmother’s home allegedly despite concerns reported to authorities. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/22/nyregion/sons-killing-prompts-woman-to-seek-child-welfare-inquiry.html?ref=topics&_r=0

By | November 21st, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Son’s Killing Prompts Woman to Seek Child Welfare Inquiry

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

Kids are like trees. They must be rooted in order to grow in strong, life-giving ways. More than 100,000 kids in foster care are waiting to be adopted by loving families. They’re waiting to be rooted so they can grow and thrive. Could your family be their place of belonging? http://www.nationaladoptionday.org/

By | November 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on November is National Adoption Awareness Month