Americas

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Camilo Montoya-Galvez - CBS News,

Lawyers representing children in U.S. immigration custody asked a federal court on Monday to order the release of migrant teenagers from two emergency housing sites in Texas where minors have reported mental distress, substandard conditions, prolonged stays and inadequate services.

Family for Every Child,

In this How We Care series, Family for Every Child has presented the programming of 3 of its CSO members who have been working on the ground on preventing domestic violence affecting children during COVID-19.

CBC News,

Former Canadian senator Murray Sinclair and a group representing survivors of the Sixties Scoop are calling for a federal inquiry into the actions and policies of governments that led to thousands of Indigenous children being taken from their homes over four decades and placed with non-Indigenous families.

Ian Austen, The New York Times,

Kisha Supernant has brought radar technology to the search for burial sites in Canada while she works to reshape her profession’s relationship with Indigenous communities.

All Things Considered - NPR,

In this segment from All Things Considered, Ailsa Chang speaks with journalist Deepa Fernandes about her two-part investigation for Latino USA into domestic violence survivors who lose their children to the foster care system.

Deepa Fernandes and Victora Estrada - Latino USA,

This two-part investigation looks into Los Angeles County’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the largest child welfare agency in the U.S., and what happens when the system that is meant to protect these children falls short—and even puts their lives at risk.

The Guardian,

"California lawmakers have approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the US, which will see $35m used for monthly cash payments to qualifying pregnant people and young adults who recently left foster care, in a move that could spur other states to follow its lead," says this article from the Guardian.

Save the Children US,

Save the Children US is seeking a Senior Specialist, OVC and Child Protection.

Better Care Network,

Better Care Network (BCN) is seeking a new Knowledge and Communication Specialist.

Full Story - The Guardian,

In this episode of Full Story, a podcast from the Guardian, Rachel Humphreys speaks to Barry Kennedy, a survivor of the Marieval residential school where 751 bodies were found.