Reclaim our children from the state

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)

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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.

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Rolling Vigil in Philadelphia to Reunite Carolyn Hill with her nieces

A Call to Action! Rolling Vigil

Reunite Carolyn Hill with her nieces after eight months of forced separation by the child welfare system.

You know that the 1% are taking our benefits and safety nets, our jobs, our houses, our food, our education, our clean air & water, our freedom, our privacy, and incarcerating us...But did you know that they are also taking our children?

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