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By Leslie Boyd • March 24, 2009, ASHEVILLE – Like most 13-year-olds, Tiffany hasn't decided what she wants to do with her life, but she has narrowed her two top...

The United States foster care system was in a bad financial condition even before the current economic crisis. Last fall the Washington Post reported that “in nearly every state… the...

I went to listen to a problem But I had no ears. I went to give advice But I had no voice. I went to eat lunch, But I had...

Should young people in foster care have the right to access their own records? Who should be responsible for making sure they get copies of critical documents like their birth...

by Karamagi Rujumba • Mar 23, 2009 Pittsburgh -- Latoya Steadman was only 2 when the Allegheny County Office of Children, Youth and Families removed her from her parents' care...


Rap Pioneer and soon to be Rock'n Roll Hall of Fame Member Darryl McDaniels (otherwise know as the 'DMC' in Run-DMC), joins guest host Christine James-Brown, CWLA’s President and CEO...

VICTORY FOR ARKANSAS!!! Today Governor Mike Beebe signed Senate Bill 359. This isn't any bill - it's entitled "An Act To Create The Arkansas Foster Youth Transitional Plan" This bill...

I will never forget my twelfth birthday – on that day, my social worker appeared at my foster home with two trash bags and announced that I was moving. She...

Entering foster care

I pulled my blanket to my chin, warm already in my blue footed pajamas. My eyelids slowly began to find their other halves when again that thought shot through the...

Entering foster care
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Take Back the Night is an evening dedicated to increasing awareness of interpersonal violence, with emphasis on ending sexual violence. Common components of Take Back the Night rallies include candlelight...


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