The mission of Connect Our Kids is to help every child in foster care find permanent families and supportive connections by utilizing technology In every area of business, and most areas of government, to dramatically increase efficiency. Because of a lack of sufficient incentive, modern technology for extended family engagement didn't previously exist. Today, we deliver free, innovative technology to social workers, CASA volunteers, lawyers and family recruiters to support and magnify their impact with more information and better tools.
Family Equality Council is the leading national organization for LGBTQ parents and their children. We promote lived and legal equality for over 3 million parents and their 6 million children by pushing policy, providing informational resources, and coordinating family-based programs. Our focus includes support and advocacy for the hundreds of thousands of LGBT youth in foster care and adoptive services. For more information, please visit www.familyequality.org or contact John Fernandes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Imprint is a daily news publication dedicated to rigorous, in-depth journalism focused on families and the systems that impact their lives. Founded in 2013, our work focuses on the nation’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems, as well as housing, economic, mental health and educational issues faced by vulnerable children and families.
The Imprint is a publication of Fostering Media Connections (FMC), a nonprofit organization that uses the power of media and journalism to lead the conversation about children, youth and families in America.
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest and most successful not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations in the United States. Its mission is to conduct and apply the best research and evaluation in order to improve people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged. To achieve its goals, AIR uses the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For more information about AIR and its work, contact Barbara Broman at email@example.com.
The Treehouse Foundation was established in 2002 by Judy Cockerton, a nationally recognized social entrepreneur who has been honored repeatedly for her innovative work for children and youth in care. Treehouse’s two major initiatives are: the Treehouse Community in Easthampton, MA, which is being replicated in Metro West Boston and in Northern California (working with NCAP’s Carol Biddle); and Re-Envisioning Foster Care in America, which is planning its 7th Annual Conference for 2016. For more information, contact Treehouse COO Beth Spong at firstname.lastname@example.org. To read the press release announcing NCAP’s partnership with Treehouse, click here.
The CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy was formed in 2015, when the 35-year-old British Association for Adoption and Fostering joined the Coram Group of charities, which has been advancing the welfare, education and rights of children in the UK for over 275 years. To learn more about the organization and its professional services, go to www.corambaaf.org.uk or contact Ruvani de Silva at +44 20 7520 0425 orRuvani.email@example.com.
To read the press release announcing NCAP’s partnership with CoramBAAF, click here.
The Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh) is a national and international coalition of parents, professionals and caregivers with the know-how to increase awareness and understanding about attachment and its critical importance in human development. We’re teaching the world to heal in a variety of ways, including an annual conference, workshops, supportive services, training opportunities for professional continuing education credits, a library of evidence-based resources, and a network of dedicated caregivers.