Reclaim our children from the state

Poverty is Not Neglect and We are Not Powerless:
Mothers reclaim our children back from the child welfare industry.

Across the US, child welfare services are snatching children from mothers and families, particularly families with the least, often people of color, instead of helping families with housing, childcare, protection from domestic violence, special...

Self-help, multi-racial action and support groups of mothers, other family members, former social workers, foster parents & supporters in Los Angeles and Philadelphia working together against the unjust removal of children from their families by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Children are often snatched,...

Hear directly from mothers fighting to get their kids out of foster care, children, and from supporters including family members, community activists, former social workers and others.

For International Women’s Day, join women in 60 countries for the 10th Global Women’s Strike

In Philadelphia mothers and supporters protest at DHS:

Protest! Friday March 6...

See below for excellent Daily News articles published on the work of DHS Give Us Back Our Children (which Every Mother is a Working Mother Network coordinates and in which the Global Women's Strike is involved) and on the case of one of the mothers in the group! Please forward widely, and write letters to the Daily News thanking them for these breakthrough articles (write to...

Philadelphia-based self-help multi-racial support and action group of mothers, other family members & supporters which grew out of a weekly picket started by a mother outside DHS. We fight individual cases, build public awareness, educate the media, work to change unjust policies and practices, and challenge sexism, racism and prejudices against mothers at every branch of the system....