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Yennifer’s Story

I remember that my mom would tell me to be better than her and to do the things that she wasn’t able to do. I didn’t want my daughter to ever be in the foster care system the way I was. -Yennifer The Alliance advocates for foster youth who are pregnant or parenting. We help…

Omar’s Adoption Story

“Knowing that you have a place to go, someone to hug, someone to check up on you – it is a great feeling.” -Omar V. on being adopted at the age of 19 The Alliance finalizes one-third of all adoptions out of foster care in Los Angeles County for young people who often have waited…

What I Witnessed at Casa Padre Detention Center

Juan Guzman traveled to Brownsville, Texas, on July 13th to gather declarations from children in detention at Casa Padre. These are his words: I arrived in Brownsville as part of a team made up of 25 attorneys, five interpreters, and a small team of medical experts. Our purpose was to interview boys being held at…

Righting a Wrong: Response to the Border Crisis

July 11, 2018 At the Alliance for Children’s Rights, our hearts and minds, like so many of yours, remain focused on the border crisis. We are profoundly concerned about the separated families and our position is unequivocal: detention of children is wrong, and the removal of children as a means of deterring immigrants seeking asylum is…

On the Border Crisis

June 25, 2018 The Alliance for Children’s Rights has long fought to ensure that young people have critical supports when they are removed from their parents. We know from our decades of work that there is nothing more traumatic for a child than being removed from their family. Removal of a child should occur only…

Border Crisis Response

We expect that you have seen or heard many of the horrific stories about the plight of children and families separated at our border. You may be as heartbroken and outraged as we are about the thousands of children who remain separated from their families, and the continuing efforts to imprison children. The Alliance for…