Child Safety

Lessons from Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death: Better Housing Policy & Kinship Care Aid Can Save Our Children

This article was written by ASCI’s editorial team and originally published by the Imprint. Sweet 16. It’s an age when many teens revel in the thought of getting a driver’s…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 24 – June 4, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 24 – June 4, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health S….

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: May 10 – 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from May 10-21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Family Support H.R. 3040 —…

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Free Child Passenger Seat Checks Near You!

The Click It or Ticket Campaign focuses on seatbelt enforcement and education. The campaign highlights the proper fit and installation of child passenger seats. Department personnel certified as Child Passenger Safety (CPS) technicians…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 26-May 7, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 26-May 7, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Abortion H.R. 2849—Rep. Gregory…

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Child Tax Credit Payments: Updates on Monthly Payments

Information provided by WPXI. The Internal Revenue Service has released more information about changes to the Child Tax Credit that will see parents receiving between $300 and $350 a month…

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Youth Transitioning Out of Care: Resource Fair Watch Party

This exciting Kids Voice event will take place on Thursday, June 10, at 6 p.m. to explain resources available to youth transitioning out of care. Although this event is geared toward young…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: April 12-23, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from April 12-23, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Education  S. 1153 — Sen. Mike Lee…

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Loving Her in the Skin She’s In

How a grandfather’s unconditional love for his LGBTQIA2S+ granddaughter fosters family and community acceptance Coming out LGBTQIA2S+ (i.e., Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and/or Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Two-Spirit) is—or always should be—a…

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How to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

It is completely possible to prevent child abuse and neglect! Child abuse and neglect are dire problems that have longterm impacts on the health, opportunity and well-being of children. All…

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