House Hearing on CAPTA – Good News?

The U.S. House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Resources held a hearing on Tuesday, March 26, regarding efforts to reauthorize CAPTA—the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. While we were not able to get onto the witness list, our D.C. liaison Maggie McKneely was on hand for most of the hearing in person. I…

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CAPTA Coalition to Offer Testimony

The newly formed House Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services will meet on Tuesday, March 26, to discuss CAPTA reauthorization. CAPTA is the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, the vehicle by which the federal government grants money to states if they will follow federal guidelines regarding child welfare organizations. What’s the Rush? We…

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Coalition Letter – Another Step Forward

Organizations: Join the Coalition

This week takes another step toward introducing the Parental Rights Amendment in the U.S. House. We are inviting organizations to sign a coalition letter in favor of the Amendment (PRA) to strengthen the pending introduction. A coalition letter is a means for organizations to show their support of an issue or a piece of…

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