Iowa

News

‘COVID-19 has left me extremely vulnerable’: Helping former foster youth stand tall

Des Moines Register June 10, 2020 Op-ed by Tiara Mosley spent four years in the Iowa foster care system and was a 2018 FosterClub Outstanding Young Leader.  Foster youth are feeling isolated, hopeless, and overwhelmed during this pandemic. I recently participated in a virtual congressional briefing hosted by FosterClub, Youth Villages and Juvenile Law Center […]


Advocacy

Iowa organizations urge Congress to act swiftly to address impacts on children and families caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

Iowa organizations are among more than 570 national, state and local organizations that are urging Congress for emergency child welfare support to address the COVID-19 crisis. Read letter here. Amani Community ServicesChild and Family Policy CenterCoalition for Family & Children’s Services in IowaEMBARCEvery Child Matters in IowaIowa Chapter of the American Academy of PediatricsLutheran Services in […]


Policy