Month: May 2016

PRO BONO SPOTLIGHT: Jodi Berlin of Hooper, Lundy, & Bookman P.C.

Our volunteer attorneys are a treasured resource and the backbone of the Alliance for Children’s Rights. We depend on them to help impoverished, abused, and neglected children get the services and resources they so desperately need. Last year, law firms and solo practitioners donated more than 31,000 hours to help our clients. With their support, …

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A New Partnership with Television Academy Foundation Announced

“All of us at the Television Academy are truly grateful for the extraordinary generosity of Dick and Noelle Wolf,” said Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum. “Dick’s amazing history of creative excellence and the Wolfs’ strong philanthropic spirit are unparalleled. It makes us proud to know that programs presented in our Wolf Theatre will be …

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Alliance Participates in Statewide and Regional Foster Youth Education Summits

This past month, the Alliance participated in two important conferences which brought together educators, social workers, advocates and youth to share best practices for improving the education outcomes of children and youth in foster care. The 2016 California Foster Youth Education Summit took place on April 11th and 12th in Sacramento. This year’s summit, put …

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Governor Brown’s May Revised Budget Proposes Home-Based Family Care Rate for ALL Families – Including Kin!

On May 13, 2016, Governor Brown released his updated budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The proposal calls for the creation of a four-tiered Home-Based Family Care rate that is based on the child’s level-of-care. This new home-based family care rate will replace the existing rate structure for out-of-home placements, which provides a basic rate …

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Alliance of Moms LIKE A MOTHER T-shirts Go Viral

The Alliance of Moms, an auxiliary group of the Alliance for Children’s Rights, launched a Mother’s Day t-shirt campaign in partnership with Omaze, which raised thousands of dollars, and was featured in In-Style magazine. Several celebrity supporters including Christina Applegate, Kathryn Hahn, Selma Blair, Jaime King, David Lynch, and Dax Shepherd wore the “LIKE A …

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