Coronavirus

Organization Serving Kinship Families Mobilize Drive-Through Pick Up to Support Caregivers

With the coronavirus pandemic emptying shore shelves and leaving critical items in short supply, the elderly have faced unique challenges stocking their homes with groceries, toiletries and other essentials. In Nevada, Foster Kinship Executive Director […]

Child Welfare

Who Cares for The Kin Caring for Our Kids?

I can’t sleep. My stomach is churning, my head pounding. I am livid about a phone call I received at Foster Kinship, a “kinship navigator” program I direct to help connect relative caregivers with critical […]

Child Welfare

Bill Grimm, Veteran Child Welfare Litigator, Honored by American Bar Association

Bill Grimm, who has helped lead reform-prompting litigation against several state and county child welfare systems, has been awarded the Mark Hardin Award by the American Bar Association Center on Children and The Law. The award […]

Child Welfare

Nevada Lawmakers Call for Audit of ‘Broken’ Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

A new bill in Nevada seeks to audit every program in the state’s juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Assembly Bill 111 would require the legislature to hire an independent consultant to conduct a study […]

Child Welfare

More than a Million Kids Could Lose Health Coverage Next Month if Congress Fails to Fund CHIP

Despite new indications that renewing the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) could actually save the federal government money, Congress has yet to pass a reauthorization of the program. Nearly 1.7 million out of the 9 […]