Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Visits FAPAC

“As I look at those of you who are taking care of our children, I don’t have enough appreciation for Foster Care Appreciation Month. That’s just how wonderful and valuable you are.” On May 31, Congresswoman Norton spent an evening with FAPAC families, bringing greetings and gratitude from Washington, D.C.,...

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A Place to Call Home: How the DC Affordable Housing Crisis Impact the Child Welfare System

A POLICY PAPER for THE MORIAH FUND by Margie Chalofsky and Susan Campbell EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  The District of Columbia is experiencing a crisis in the availability of affordable housing throughout the city. Lack of permanent, affordable housing can have devastating effects on children and families, particularly in the following ways related to...

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