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News in Legislation, Public Policy, & Advocacy

April 4th, 2024

Building Hopeful Futures Together: Child Abuse Prevention Month 2024


April marks Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s theme is “Building a Hopeful Future, Together,” with a focus on…

August 3rd, 2023

System Change: Why It Matters for Children


Imagine waking up tomorrow and finding out you had to go live somewhere else. Somewhere you didn’t choose. Away from…

April 13th, 2023

Child Abuse Prevention Month: Reframing Our Approach


This year marks the 40th year that April has been considered Child Abuse Prevention Month since its inception in…

July 7th, 2022

Child Welfare in NC: Implications of FFPSA


The United States is several years into a child welfare transformation law we call “Families First." This law, the Family…

April 20th, 2022

Child Abuse Prevention Month: A Month to Act


by Sarah Norris, Chief Program Officer April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The month’s focus it to prevent…

August 5th, 2021

Does It Fit? What FFPSA means for the Child Welfare System.


The Family First Prevention Services Act otherwise known as FFPSA or “Families First” was signed on February 9, 2018. …

May 14th, 2019

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Important! House Bill 580 / Senate Bill 636


We need your help to secure funding in the Senate budget for House Bill 580/Senate Bill 636 to increase the reimbursement…

September 3rd, 2018

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CEO Brett Loftis is Appointed to Child Well-Being Transformation Council


Crossnore School & Children’s Home is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Executive Officer, Brett A. Loftis, JD…

January 12th, 2016

A mile in their shoes


As I look back on what it was like to be 18 and emerging into adulthood, I often remember…