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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…

Thanks for Making Our 26th Annual Dinner A Huge Success

The Beverly Hilton was packed last night with nearly 1,000 supporters and friends of the Alliance for Children’s Rights. We came together to celebrate the Alliance’s 26th year of protecting the rights of children in need, and to honor our National Champion for Children, Bonnie Hammer, Chairman, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment & Studios, and our Francis…

Governor Signs Bill Providing Relief for Families Who Accept Placement Prior to Resource Family Approval

We prepared this letter for caregivers to understand whether they are eligible for this critical relief and what they can expect.  On March 13, Governor Brown signed AB 110, which includes an immediate solution to funding relatives and non-related extended family members who accept placement of a child prior to being approved as a resource family. The bill…

Caregiver Rally at the State Capitol

Update: For a full recap of caregiver day go here. On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 8:30 am more than 60 families will assemble at the state capitol to highlight bureaucratic delays and inefficiencies that are making it difficult to provide loving, permanent homes for children who enter foster care. Their hope is to inspire…