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Saltz Center Champions Toddler with FAS

Laura Sander cries when she recalls how frustrated she was when she was searching for therapeutic services for her adopted son, William, who was born with fetal alcohol syndrome. Laura, a 7th grade teacher who grew up in Argentina and settled in a suburb southeast of Los Angeles, had always dreamed of adopting a child.…

California School Board Association Spotlight

The California School Board Association highlights an innovative partnership between the Bonita Unified School District and the Alliance for Children’s Rights to meet the needs of students in foster care. Ninety-five percent of Bonita Unified students graduate high school, but even in high performing districts like this one, students in foster care continue to struggle…

Alliance Families

This video features some incredible stories from families and youth. It provides a snapshot of the Alliance’s work on behalf of Los Angeles’ most vulnerable children. The premiere of this video was at the Alliance’s 24th Annual Dinner on March 10, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton honoring Dana Walden & Gary Newman (featured in the…

Reaching the Finish Line

This video provides a snapshot of the Alliance’s work on behalf of Los Angeles’ most vulnerable children. It profiles a family who benefited from the Alliance’s adoption services in addition to four youth who talk about transitioning out of foster care and how the Alliance helped them reach a promising finish line. This video premiered…

Impact Stories 2014

On April 7, 2014, the Alliance for Children’s Rights honored Disney/ABC President Anne Sweeney and Actor Willie Garson at our 22nd Annual Dinner. To showcase our work this year, we shared the stories of the Cornejo and Soto families.

Impact Stories 2013

This video was created for the Alliance’s 21st Annual Dinner on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The video highlights two families the Alliance worked with in 2012-2013: the Donaby and Parra families.

Impact Stories 2012

Every year, The Alliance for Children’s Rights shows a video at its Annual Dinner capturing its work through client stories. This video was featured at The Alliance’s 20th Anniversary Dinner on March 7, 2012 at The Beverly Hilton.