Minding Hearts wants to make child safety work for every child. We are advocating for children, parents, caregivers, communities, and child protection workers. Continue reading About
Foster child regularly abused, sedated, restrained, and locked in seclusion. Uvea Spezza-Lopin’s story. Continue reading Remember when Paris Hilton Went to DC? Here is the foster child’s story.
Shalom Guifarro’s mother has been charged with murder, manslaughter, assault, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal possession of a weapon, Continue reading City employee accused of being an “angry mother” who killed her daughter.
Parental Rights….. state laws and case studies for each state that may be helpful are listed on the state page. Minding Hearts Resource Page is updated about once a week Continue reading Find Parental Rights information and other resources in your state:
People don’t want to adopt drug babies”, one foster parent said. “They cry a lot and have developmental problems Continue reading “People don’t want to adopt drug babies”, one foster parent said.
thousands of children’s names are changed every day in the US alone Continue reading Lost identity. JJ’s story.
the investigation found 53 marked and unmarked burial sites at these schools scattered across the country. Continue reading Indian Affairs releases report of boarding school burial sites across the country.
Kinship and family placements almost always provide more stability for foster children. Children placed with family members are less likely to run away. Foster children that grow up in kinship care or are adopted by a biological family member do better in school, make better grades, form healthy relationships in their communities, and they are more likely to go to college and grow to be productive members of society. Continue reading Same-sex couples are 7 times more likely to foster and adopt than opposite-sex couples.
According to documents at the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, Judge Barbara Stalder and Judge Clinton “Chip” Wells were reprimanded. Continue reading Family court judges admonished after shackling attorneys and erupting in “fits of rage”.
Volz, Romero, Allen, and Gnecco operated what is described as “a family-owned transgender pornography production studio specializing in amateur, BDSM and taboo fetish content from the residence. Continue reading Transgender New Jersey woman sentenced to 25 years for child porn involving his own 7-year-old daughter!