A Dozen Ways To Make A Difference

Pay attention. Abused and neglected kids are in every community around the country. Just look at the daily news. Knowing they exist is a good first step. While you’re at it, offer up a prayer or send a good thought their way. Google it. There is a wealth of information at your fingertips. Learn more about the challenges facing kids in the system. Check out this report from Every Child Matters Education Fund: http://goo.gl/gVV7rR. Learn about what the experts say can help at http://www.zerotothree.org/public-policy/policy-toolkit/ Learn about the political process. Where does your state stand on the funding and support it gives to protective service agencies? Learn tips and tools on how to advocate successfully for young children at http://www.zerotothree.org/public-policy/policy-toolkit/. Speak Up. Let your congressmen know you value quality care and support for vulnerable kids. You can locate contact info at http://www.contactingthecongress.org/Children in foster care rarely have a voice. They need [...]