Reclaim our children from the state

Orphaned by Poverty (part 2 of 2)

By Kanya D’Almeida

This article is the second of a two-part series on charges of racial bias in the child welfare system in Philadelphia.

(L to R) Eric Gjertsen from Payday Men’s Network, Carolyn Hill and Celyn Camen from EMWM. Credit: Kanya D’Almeida/IPS

Tags:

When Families Fear “Human Services” (part 1 of 2)

By Kanya D’Almeida

This article is part one of a two-part series on charges of racial bias in the child welfare system in Philadelphia. Part two looks at the uphill battle fought by parents or relatives seeking to regain custody of their children.

(Original article from Inter Press Service, Dec 6, 2013)

Tags:

Letter to the Editor, Philadelphia Inquirer: Moms at work

The Philadelphia Inquirer published our Letter to the Editor in response to the news that 80% of caregivers applying for cash assistance in Pennsylvania are being denied because of new job-search requirements. We encourage you to write letters of your own, and to help publicize the federal Rise Out of Poverty (RISE) Act.

Tags:
Syndicate content