News Release | September 20, 2010
Research funded by the American Humane Association has identified significant differences between immigrant families and native families regarding risk factors for child maltreatment.
News Release | August 4, 2010
The American Humane Association awarded its Vincent De Francis Award to Len Dalgleish during an award ceremony today at the University of Stirling in Scotland. The award recognizes an individual with the vision and commitment to reach across disciplines to improve child welfare systems.
News Release | July 22, 2010
The Colorado Disparities Resource Center (CDRC), launched in May 2009 by the American Humane Association in partnership with the Colorado Department of Human Services, has received a grant for two additional years of funding
News Release | June 30, 2010
Gov. Bill Ritter appointed two American Humane Association representatives — Dr. Patricia Schene, senior fellow, and Karen Jenkins, director of public/private child welfare — to a new panel that will help create a child protection ombudsman program to better protect Colorado children against abuse and neglect.
News Release | June 24, 2010
The American Humane Association, a national leader in child welfare policy and research, contributed its expertise in immigration and child welfare issues to the development of the Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections (HELP) Separated Children Act, introduced in Congress June 22 by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.)
News Release | June 22, 2010
On Friday, June 11, the Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies (CAFCA) awarded Donna L. Parrish, director of the Colorado Disparities Resource Center (CDRC) — a joint project of the American Humane Association and the Colorado Department of Human Services — with a member-agency staff award for her work in addressing racial disproportionality and disparities in Colorado’s child welfare system
News Release | June 3, 2010
The American Humane Association and the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) have entered into an affiliation agreement that allows member agencies to share information, access resources and share relationships that will enhance the common goal of providing quality services to vulnerable children, youth and families across North America.
News Release | June 2, 2010
John Sciamanna has joined the American Humane Association as director of children’s policy and government affairs. Based in Washington, D.C., Sciamanna will lead American Humane’s efforts to link child welfare research and practice to federal policy
News Release | May 17, 2010
The state of Ohio will expand to 15 additional counties a pilot project that gives caseworkers the freedom to use an alternative approach to reports of child abuse and neglect and which results in better outcomes for children and families.
News Release | May 10, 2010
The American Humane Association believes that all children need protection, and that when it comes to child welfare, all children are deserving of services, regardless of their immigration status, nationality, ethnicity or country of origin, or the documentation status of their parents