Protecting the right of every foster child in California to safety, security and a permanent home.
“The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University has published a new 6-minute video, InBrief: The Science of Neglect (2013), which explains how significant neglect can harm a young child’s development.
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News and Events
August 24, 2014
Advokids is mentioned in this LA Times article concerning the lawsuit against LADCFS.
August 7, 2014
Advokids is in the news!
Advokids, along with three foster parents, filed suit against the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (LADCFS) for routinely failing to provide foster parents and relative caregivers with advance written notice of court hearings and opportunities to be heard when foster children are removed from their homes.
See the NBC Southern California news coverage: “Foster Parents Suing LA’s Child Welfare System“
. . .read more about the lawsuit here, including media reports
Saturday, October 25, 2014
A Legal Seminar
Legal Training in Southern California Saturday, October 25, 2014.