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A Better Childhood is a national nonprofit advocacy organization that uses the courts to reform dysfunctional child welfare systems around the country.

Over-Institutionalization, High Caseloads, Neglect in Foster Care System Cited in Lawsuit Charging Gov. Justice with Violating West Virginia Children’s Civil Rights

Over-Institutionalization, High Caseloads, Neglect in Foster Care System Cited in Lawsuit Charging Gov. Justice with Violating West Virginia Children’s Civil Rights

Click to learn more about the case here.

(Huntington, West Virginia, […]

October 1, 2019|Press Releases, West Virginia|
  • Press Releases

PLAINTIFFS’ LAWYERS SEEK PERMISSION TO PROCEED WITH MOTION FOR RECEIVERSHIP OVER MISSISSIPPI FOSTER CARE SYSTEM (6.20.2019)

PLAINTIFFS’ LAWYERS SEEK PERMISSION TO PROCEED WITH MOTION FOR RECEIVERSHIP OVER MISSISSIPPI FOSTER CARE SYSTEM

Olivia Y., et al. v. Bryant et al., Civil Action No. 04-cv-251

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June 20, 2019|Mississippi, Press Releases|
  • Oklahoma

MALTREATMENT IN FOSTER CARE REMAINS SERIOUS PROBLEM IN OKLAHOMA, ACCORDING TO COURT MONITORS (1.2.18)

MALTREATMENT IN FOSTER CARE REMAINS SERIOUS PROBLEM IN OKLAHOMA, ACCORDING TO COURT MONITORS

D.G. vs. Yarborough, Civil Action No. 08-CV-74

The three national experts (“Co-Neutrals”) who assess the progress being made by the […]

January 2, 2019|Oklahoma, Press Releases, Uncategorized|
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