US Department of State 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report – Foster Parents Article

Strong empirical and anecdotal evidence reveals that human traffickers view children that lack families as the ideal target.  The 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report from the US Department of State offers a particularly vivid picture of this reality worldwide. The annual report again underscores a simple truth:  if we care about human trafficking, one powerful way to turn abstract indignation into concrete action is to welcome orphaned children and foster youth into consistent relationships and loving homes. The report again highlights…

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Short Video of One of the Most Moving Moments of the Year – Foster Parents Article

Without exaggeration, it was one of the most moving and meaningful things I’ve experienced in the past year.  It came in the opening moments of CAFO2019, as participants from across the US and around the world offered glimpses of the brokenness and beauty of their own stories in simple signboards – as a birthmother…an exhausted social worker…a former orphan…a single foster mom…human trafficking victim…foster siblings…and others. The video below captures it well, and I still find tears coming to my…

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Group Home Supervisor Sentenced to 10 Years for Sex Trafficking Minor – Foster Parents Article

A supervisor at Blackstone Valley Youth and Family Collaborative group home contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Children Youth and Families (RI DCYF) who repeatedly sex-trafficked a missing 17-year-old girl has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. More >> Group Home Supervisor Sentenced to 10 Years for Sex Trafficking Minor This is only a snippet of a Foster Parents Article written by LK Read Full Parenting Article

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