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This international conference, hosted by the International Foster Care Organization (IFCO), will profile initiatives that help children and youth in care thrive by promoting the creation of significant relationships, a sense of belonging to their family, their community, and their culture.


ISS-USA announced their 7th Annual Conference, Beyond Separation: Protecting Cross Border Families, co-hosted by the University of Maryland School of Social Work from Thursday, October 17th through Friday, October 18th.

Spotlight: Child Welfare is a collaborative journalism project that aims to deepen and improve reporting on B.C.’s child-welfare system.

Helping Children Worldwide,

Helping Children Worldwide is hosting Rising Tides: The Future of Global Missions, on September 6-7, 2019 in Chantilly, Virginia, USA.

WNYC News,

This radio segment from WNYC describes a new audio-visual exhibition in New York City that tells the stories of 100 "former orphan" adoptees born in South Korea who are now adults living all over the world.

Priscilla Alvarez - CNN,

This article from CNN describes findings from new report outlining the impacts of family separation on migrant children in the US.

Michael Fitzgerald - The Chronicle of Social Change,

"According to a new evaluation from a top research institute, New York City’s Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) may have figured out one way to do that: Hire more case planners for foster youth," says this article from the Chronicle of Social Change.

Joanne M. Chiedi, Acting Inspector General - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General,

The authors of this review from the U.S. Office of Inspector General conducted qualitative analysis to identify the most significant challenges that facilities faced in addressing the mental health needs of children in the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) custody.

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate,

This review was initiated by a formal request from Nunatsiavut Government to investigate Inuit children’s experiences in the child protection system in Canada.

UNICEF Colombia,

UNICEF Colombia busca Profesionales de Campo para la recolección de información a nivel local sobre acciones de protección para niñez en contextos migratorios.