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About A Better Childhood

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

GOVERNOR VOWS TO FIGHT FOSTER CARE TAKEOVER (06.06.18)

"We think without adequate caseloads, nothing else is going to work out in any kind of way..." said Marcia Lowry, one of the lead attorneys who works with A Better Childhood, said "... They need caseworkers, and they don't have them."

June 6, 2018|Media Articles, Mississippi|
  • Mississippi

OLIVIA Y PLAINTIFFS TO BRYANT: REPLACE CPS HEAD OR GO TO COURT (05.31.18)

Citing "failure of leadership," attorneys for plaintiffs in the Olivia Y. lawsuit asked a federal judge on Thursday to appoint an outside receiver to run the agency.

May 31, 2018|Media Articles, Mississippi|
  • Mississippi

CHILD WELFARE ADVOCATES: STRIP FOSTER CARE FROM STATE (05.31.18)

A children's rights group is asking a federal judge to appoint an independent party to oversee Mississippi's troubled child welfare system, saying the state has failed to adequately protect children in its care for the past decade.

May 31, 2018|Media Articles, Mississippi|
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