➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Grandparents, Other Relatives and Advocates to Rally on Lawn of U.S. Capitol (Press release)
Children’s Defense Fund – April 27, 2017
On May 10, 2017 relative caregivers, children and advocates from around the country will join members of Congress on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building for the 5th National GrandRally. The spotlight will be on the critical role grandparents and other relatives play in providing safe, loving, and permanent families for children. The opioid crisis has spurred a major increase in the number of children entering foster care, after years of decline.
Information Gateway resource: Kinship Care: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/outofhome/kinship/