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KIDS AT RISK ACTION (KARA)
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OUR MISSION is to advocate for the welfare of at risk children
OUR MISSION is to advocate for the welfare of at risk children

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High Hopes For Hennepin County’s New Child Protection Model (keeping up with reports of abuse)

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If We Only Knew - It’s easy for people working with abused and neglected children to become cynical when they discover that five and ten year old state ward children are proscribed Prozac like drugs instead of receiving mental health care that would make them whole.  It’s painful to be in the moment with a child that has suffered awful trauma and know that your community doesn’t value children enough to keep them from harm or nurse them to wholeness. It’s not as much that the community does...

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Foster Care & Adoption In America (families and change needed)

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It’s Inevitable (foster care rates below dog care) - In America, the average cost of foster care in most states for dogs is between $30 & $35/day. Foster care for children in this nation run from $8.07 / day (Nebraska) to $30 / day (DC) with an average of about $18 / day.  Adoption Assistance Rates  are generally even lower. Dogs (owners) must bring dog food and never need to supply diapers. Foster/Adoptive parents must buy food and sometimes diapers for these children (and pay for transpor...

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California Child Protection Updates thru May 2017 - KARA gathers news about abused abused children in America and around the world to provide a snapshot of Child Protection and how states and nations value their children. Kids At Risk Action needs an aspiring writer/research to help gather and report on these stories.     If you are an aspiring writer/researcher with an urge to speak for your communities abused and neglected children, Contact mike@invisiblechildren.org with REPORTING in the...

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CASA guardian ad-Litem News Feb thru May 2017 Part II (be a voice for children)

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CASA guardian ad-Litem News Feb Thru May 2017 Part III - FIND YOUR CASA here –  CASA’s around the U.S.  If you are not listed, send me your info and we will include it.   Find out what the other 975 CASA’s from around the nation are up to. Last year, more than 76,000 CASA and guardian ad litem volunteers helped more than 251,000 abused and neglected children find safe, permanent homes, according to casaforchildren.org. Volunteers are everyday citizens who have undergone scree...

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CASA guardian ad-Litem News Feb -May 2017 Part I - FIND YOUR CASA here –  CASA’s around the U.S.  If you are not listed, send me your info and we will include it.   Find out what the other 975 CASA’s from around the nation are up to. Last year, more than 76,000 CASA and guardian ad litem volunteers helped more than 251,000 abused and neglected children find safe, permanent homes, according to casaforchildren.org. Volunteers are everyday citizens who have undergone screening a...

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Recent Child Abuse and Child Protection Stories; Arizona/Arkansas

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International At Risk Children’s News May 2017 - KARA gathers current news about child protection and risk children to bring transparency and  attention to our youngest and most vulnerable  citizens.  This is a sampling of what should be reported –  the great majority of child trauma & abuse never gets reported. Aspiring researcher / writers, KARA needs you. Help KARA report on at risk children in your community. Contact mike@invisiblechildren.org with Research/Writing in the subject line. ...
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