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  • Mississippi

SETTLEMENT: STATE HAS ONE YEAR TO IMPROVE FOSTER CARE AFTER MALTREATMENT (12.27.16)

Mississippi's newly formed Department of Child Protection Services will have a year to revamp the state's foster-care system, due to the long-running "Olivia Y" lawsuit over maltreatment of children in State care.

December 27, 2016|Media Articles, Mississippi|
  • A Better Childhood

ONE WOMAN’S QUEST TO FIX FOSTER CARE (12.22.16)

Lawyer Marcia Robinson Lowry has worked on behalf of children in the foster care system for 50 years. In 2014, she founded A Better Childhood, a nonprofit advocacy organization, where she is also the executive director.

December 22, 2016|About ABC, Media Articles|
  • Mississippi

STATE AGREES TO NEW SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN FOSTER CARE CASE; ONE YEAR TIME-OUT, AND THEN GRADUATED COMPLIANCE (12.19.16)

The state of Mississippi has agreed to a one year time-out and then graduated compliance in the Olivia Y. v. Bryant Mississippi child welfare case.

December 20, 2016|Mississippi, Press Releases|
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