● The book is called . One of these prisons is the child welfare system. That part of this important book is excerpted by In These Times.
Agency-induced homelessness is a common phenomenon known among parent attorneys and advocates as a weapon wielded by caseworkers and judges, who can impose it upon parents at will.
What's the cost of losing out on the first five years of your child's life?
For one father, it's $25 million. Donald Williams Jr. is suing the state in federal court after his parental rights were cut off, then restored, in a child-welfare case that lasted nearly five years and stretched over two states.