This video was made by the Sacramento Observer about the Families Resist Rally on 5/11/2022, which was a collaboration between CFR, POOR Magazine, EMPACT, and JRC. For more information, visit www.FamiliesResist.com.
Dionna Peterson was improperly denied kinship placement of her granddaughter and her son was victim of the Covid-19 Orphan Train.
Dionna is now CFR's Sacramento Chapter Leader. Not only will she never give up fighting for her granddaughter, but she is now fighting for all the children.
This is Lulu’s Story about how police worked together with Child Protective Services to destroy a family and falsely imprison a mother. Support Black Lives Matter LA’s #ReimagineChildSafety campaign and Rep. Karen Bass’ proposed federal legislation to reform the Adoption and Safe Families Act and help put an end to injustice. Watch the video to learn more.
This is episode 5 in a series featuring California Families Rise's movement work and the stories of those most impacted by foster care and adoption. Tehlia is a former foster youth who later ended up in the system as a parent. The child protection system failed her as a child, and then once again as a parent. Please watch, like, comment, share, and subscribe to our Youtube channel.
Family Separation is an Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE). Children in foster care experience higher levels of PTSD than adults at war. Families Belong Together.
CPS workers LIE all the time. Watch this video to learn more about this issue, to examine the famous Right to Lie case, and to find out how caseworkers lies impact your personal CPS cases.
Child Protective Services (CPS) wants you to believe that growing up poor is far worse than growing up unloved in foster care. But this was not the case in Tiny's story. "CPS is a set up from the get up". Listen to Tiny's moving testimony on why and how this is. Please like this video and subscribe to our Youtube channel. Please support United States Congresswoman Karen Bass's proposed federal legislation to amend the Adoption and Safe Families Act and follow Black Lives Matter LA's "Reimagine Child Safety" campaign to end the partnership between law enforcement and child protection agencies.
Child Protective Services inflicts unnecessary intergenerational trauma upon vulnerable and marginalized families, and poor families of color. It is a vicious cycle that needs to end. What is the point of removing children from "unstable" homes only to place then in homes where the conditions are even worse? Please visit our website for more information on our cause and to learn how you can get involved: www.CaliforniaFamiliesRise.com Please like and share this video and subscribe to our YouTube channel.
This is Isabel's story and the first video in a series sharing the heartbreaking stories of loss and trauma of California Families Rise’s members. The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) fuels the destruction of American families. BREAKING NEWS: Congresswoman Karen Bass seeks to end ASFA adoption mill SUMMER 2021! Please read the A New Way of Life’s whitepaper report recommendations on amending ASFA here: https://anewwayoflife.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/White-Paper-on-Amending-The-Adoption-and-Safe-Families-Act.pdf Thank you Momii Palapaz, Stephen James, and Kristen Skalin for the video footage and still images used in this video.
Foster care abuse is real and far more prevalent than people realize. We really need to reexamine our child removal policies and practices, if this is where allegedly "at-risk" children are ending up. Black Lives Matter LA has launched the #ReimagineChildSafety campaign. Follow @DontTakeOurKids on Twitter for updates. Please like and share this video and subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
"Child Protective Services don't protect children. The kidnap kids from their parents, making millions. Families Devastated. Kids Segregated. That's how they making money, keep the kids separated." -ICB Kidnappers song by Barry White Watch this video to learn about Barry's personal story.
Give California Families Rise and President Shamann Walton of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will talk about why the SF Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in support of AB 990, the Family Unity visiting bill.