foster care

Mom Faces Charges a Fifith Time for Taking Daughter off Psychiatric Medicine

Mom Faces Charges a Fifith Time for Taking Daughter off Psychiatric Medicine

Maryanne Godboldo is not a medical marijuana patient, and she is not using cannabis to treat her teenage daughter’s medical issues. However, her legal battle is one that every parent, especially those who use medical cannabis for their own treatment or the treatment of their children, should be following. She is facing criminal charges for […]

Southern Poverty Law Center’s Children at Risk Work

Southern Poverty Law Center’s Children at Risk Work

Across the country, thousands of children are languishing in abusive prisons and jails. These youths are disproportionately African American and Latino. Most live in poverty. Many of these children were needlessly pushed out of school and into the juvenile justice system. But schools are just one entry point to the juvenile justice system – a […]

I Was a Foster Child and CPS Needs Real Reform

I Was a Foster Child and CPS Needs Real Reform

IMAGE: “”Draped Reclining Mother and Baby” by Henry Moore, Photo by Peter Rivera, Creative Commons Just like Child Protective Services can suck for parents, foster care can suck for kids too. As someone who spent my pre-teen and teen years in foster care, this is something that my friends and I know all too well. […]

Foundation Established By Rosenberg Son Supports Activist Families Under Attack

Foundation Established By Rosenberg Son Supports Activist Families Under Attack

PHOTO: Ethel and Julius Rosenberg by Amber Black, Rosenberg Fund for Children In 1950, at the height of the McCarthy-era Red Scare, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were arrested and charged with giving the secret of the Atomic Bomb to the Soviet Union. The young couple, left-wing activists who had grown up in poverty on New York […]