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  • Mississippi

STATE ACKNOWLEDGES NONCOMPLIANCE WITH COURT ORDERS IN LONG-STANDING FOSTER-CARE LAWSUIT (07.23.15)

Governor agrees to hire new Executive Director of the Department of Family and Children’s Services, which will become a cabinet-level position, and a consulting group to recommend the changes necessary to protect Mississippi children.

July 23, 2015|Mississippi, Press Releases|
  • New York

FOSTER CHILDREN BRING FEDERAL CLASS ACTION AGAINST NEW YORK CITY AND STATE FOR HARM IN FOSTER CARE (07.08.15)

Suit asserts that NYC foster children remain in foster care custody longer than almost anywhere else in the country and that rate of maltreatment is one of the highest in the country.

July 8, 2015|New York, Press Releases|
  • New York

SUIT TO ACCUSE NEW YORK CITY AND STATE OF KEEPING CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE TOO LONG (07.07.15)

Lawsuit alleges that the city's Administration for Children's Services fails to provide the services, planning and caseworker training to help children find permanent families before they suffer irreparable harm.

July 7, 2015|Media Articles, New York|
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