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There was an article last week in the Houston News (http://www.houstonpress.com/news/there-s-little-outrage-for-12-000-kids-suffering-in-the-texas-foster-care-system-8161341) about a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services brought by Children’s Rights, a New York-based children’s advocacy organization. The article reported on a federal court’s … Read More

Advokids – Your Legislative Watch Dog

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Updated December 2, 2015 Did you know that this legislative session, Advokids is diligently watching proposed legislation that affects California’s foster children? Get Involved! Go to http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov for more information about these bills. You can also contact your local legislator to urge them … Read More

AG Announces Bureau of Children’s Justice

Advokids supports CA Attorney General Kamala Harris‘ new Bureau of Children’s Justice, aimed at repairing our broken foster care system and protecting our most vulnerable population, foster children. As first order of business, the Attorney General issued a letter urging all California counties … Read More

A Safety Net for California Foster Children

The 110-page report by the Children’s Advocacy Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law, titled “Shame on the U.S.,” outlines the negligence of our government to protect children and enforce federal child welfare laws at the state level. “Our … Read More