Introducing Voices from the Inside

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As advocates across the state urge leaders to support the establishment of independent foster care review, Friends of Children recognizes a need to amplify the voices of those involved in…

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Volunteer Advocacy – One Child at a Time

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From Executive Director Jane Lyons Helping children drawn into the complex child welfare system to not merely survive but to thrive requires the dedicated efforts of significant adult advocates. In…

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Welcome Dametria!

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We welcome Dametria (pictured with her daughter Zay’Ahnna) to the FOCUS family. When asked what she would like to share about herself, Dametria said ” I am a young mother…

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