For 31 days a year, our nation shifts their attention to stories of children and families whose lives have been affected by Foster care. In honor of the National Foster Care Month, Kates Law Firm, LLC hosted a social event on May 16, 2018 in Morrow, Georgia in honor of the Foster Parents and to appreciate their love, care and dedication to the nations children. GREAT JOB to Kates Law Firm!
This May, in honor of National Foster Care Month, the Annie E. Casey Foundation is sharing select facts about foster care in America. The latest research tells us that: A child enters foster care every two minutes. More than 430,000 children and youth are in foster care on any given day. Most kids in care — 61% — enter the system due to neglect. The average child in care is about 8 years old. Children spend, on average, 20 months in care. Kids in care are predominantly white
As The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported last week, MARTA and Atlanta have recommended construction of 21 miles of light rail and 18 miles of bus rapid transit lines and other transit improvements for the city. These are the projects recommended for the “More MARTA” half-penny sales tax Atlanta voters approved in 2016. MARTA offered voters a menu of possible projects before the vote. But only now is it finalizing its plans for the $2.5 billion in sales tax proceeds expect