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Former foster care youth deliver their policy recommendations to Congress

| July 20, 2016 |

“The 12 of us are not here on behalf of the so-called ‘successful’ foster youth. We are here to represent how foster youth can


Wyden, Pallone Ask CMS: What’s the Best Way to Screen for Lead Poisoning?

| July 8, 2016 |

Lead screening, be it universal or targeted, is the topic of a letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Center for Medicare and


Independence Day: Freedom To…?

| July 1, 2016 |

This post was originally published on the Human Rights at Home Blog. Even amidst the barbeques, beach trips, and sales during 4th of July


One Year Anniversary Since Passage of the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

| June 28, 2016 |

Children should never be classified as prostitutes. Yet each year more than 1,000 children are arrested in the United States on prostitution charges. It’s