Month: April 2017

Community Voices: Thomisha Rader

This month, we are featuring a range of voices from our community of outstanding young leaders who have experienced foster care firsthand. Recently, DCFS announced the search for a new director, and our young leaders have offered their thoughts on the qualities and concerns that they hope will factor into the hiring process. Thomisha Rader …

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Proposed Federal Budget Cuts Would Endanger Vulnerable Families and Children in Foster Care

We’re out of the woods for the time being on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but for vulnerable children and families, plenty of threats remain on the horizon. Unraveling the safety net, as these cuts promise to do, will put more children at risk of entries into foster care and, for those who …

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