Foster Care Children, Now Grown, Tell Their Stories

The Calizaire sisters lived with countless families, and say they were abused by some of their foster care parents

Sophia and Princess Calizaire were introduced to foster care when they were seen wandering the streets looking for their mother, who had left them alone in a South Florida motel.

“We heard […]

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The “Aging Out” Dilemma Plaguing the Foster Care System

Imagine that because you’ve been abused or neglected as a child, you’ve spent the first 21 years of your life separated from your biological family, bouncing from one foster home to another and changing schools every few years. At 21-years-old, you have never paid rent, bought your own groceries or managed your own expenses.

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Florida DCF Caseworker Susan Cunningham Another Sucess Story

Central Florida DCF worker arrested on cocaine charges February 28, 2011

This story broke on the news last night and I had to write the name down and double check this morning to make sure it was really true. It was. This woman was responsible for making sure children were not abused in Foster Care. […]

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A NATIONAL REPORT CARD ON LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ABUSED & NEGLECTED CHILDREN

A NATIONAL REPORT CARD ON LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR ABUSED & NEGLECTED CHILDREN

GRADES AT A GLANCE-how did your state score ?

Alabama 73 C                       Missouri 61

Alaska 71 C                           Montana 79 C

Arizona 63 D   […]

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