Category Archives: Children’s Issues

Washington Foster Children to be Provided Legal Representation in Dependency Proceedings

Category: Children's Issues, Foster Care Abuse

The right to an attorney is one of our most fundamental constitutional privileges. Yet a study byFirst Star, a leading national advocacy group for children’s rights, concluded that only half of our states currently provide legal representation to children in dependency and foster care court proceedings. Even more disturbing, the study found that the legal […]

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Photographer’s Keen Eye Lands Discouraged Foster Child a Home

Category: Children's Issues

What do photography and foster care have in common?  Apparently a lot.  Jennifer Loomis, a local photographer, and her husband were considering adopting a child.  As part of their search, they went on-line and visited sites containing images of children up for adoption.  But the photos didn’t really express the children.  To Loomis’ artful eye, […]

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