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KARA (Kids At Risk Action) tracks current news about at risk children bringing transparency and  attention to our youngest and most vulnerable  citizens. KARA’s reporting is only sampling of what should be reported –  the great majority of child trauma & abuse is never known.

American states are struggling to find answers for ending adverse childhood experiences and saving at risk children by reversing the explosive growth of child abuse and neglect.  Today, many state ward children are the 4th and 5th generation of abused children raising their own families without parenting skills and with serious drug, alcohol and mental health issues

37% of children overall and 57% of Black children are reported to child protection services in America by the time they turn 18.  (American Journal of Public Health 1.17)

6 to 12 million children a year are reported to child protection services and in many states, 1/3 of foster children are required to take psychotropic medicines

ALL ADULTS ARE THE PROTECTORS OF ALL CHILDREN

Compilation of information and writing on this page is the hard work of

David Vang, Mike Toronto, Jamar Weston, Adolf Nchanj, Josh Jedlicka and Blaz Zlate,  Callie Benscoter, (student volunteers at Century College) Katie Frake, Boston College, Julie O, and KARA.

 

 

 

 

2018

July Sad Stories Part 1 Domestic Violence & Violence Against Children , Infant & Child Death (part 2) ,Child Abuse / Child Protection (part 3)  Child Sex abuse/sex trafficking (part 4Child Trauma and Torture Part 5 Medicating Very Young Children part 6

June Sad Stories Part 1 Domestic Violence &  Violence Against Children Part 2 Infant & Child Death Part 3  Child Abuse & Child Protection Part 4 Reported Child Sex Abuse Part 5 Child Burns, Torture & Trauma  Part 6 Foster & Adoption Stories & Statistics Part 7 Drugging of Foster Children

May Sad Stories Part 1 Child Burns, Sex Abuse & Beatings Part 2 Foster & Adoption  Part 3 Domestic & International Violence Against Children Part 4 Prozac, Poison & Children Part 5 Child Abuse & Child Protection  Part 6 Child Trauma & Torture Part 7 Child Death & Sex Abuse  Part 8 Child Welfare State By State

April Sad Stories Part 1 Part II  Part III-statistics Part Iv Part V- Foster child  Part VI Part VII- child sex abuse Part VIII Part IX-Child Death

March Sad Stories Part I  Part II  Part III Part IV  Part V  Part VI  Part VII VIII IX X

February Sad Stories Part I Part II Part III Part IVPart V  Part VI Part VII

January Sad Stories Part I  Part II  Part III

2017;

December Sad Stories Part I  Part II  Part III

November Sad Stories Part I  Part II

October Sad Stories Part I  Part II

September Sad Stories Part I  Part II

August Sad Stories Part I  Part II

July Sad Stories Part I Part II

June Sad Stories Part I  Part II

May Sad Stories Part I  Part II

April Sad Stories Part I    Part II  Part III

March Sad Stories Part IV

March Sad Stories Part III

March Sad Stories Part II

March Sad Stories Part I

February Sad Stories Part IV

February Sad Stories Part III

February Sad Stories Part II

February Sad Stories Part I

January Sad Stories Part II

January Sad Stories Part I

2016

December Part II Sad Stories

December Sad Stories Part 1

November Sad Stories Part II

Novemeber Sad Stories Part I

October Sad Stories Part I

October Sad Stories Part II

September Sad Stories (part 2 through Sept 30)

September Sad Stories (part 1 through Sept 15)

August 2016 Sad Stories (Part 3 through August 31)

August 2016 Sad Stories (Part 2 through August 18)

August 2016 Sad Stories (part 1 through August 8th)

July 2016 Sad Stories (part 2 through July 29)

July 2016 Sad Stories (part 1, through July 15)

June 2016 Sad Stories (part 1)

June 2016 Sad Stories (part 2)

May 2016 Sad Stories

April 2016 Sad Stories

March 2016 Sad Stories

February 2016 Sad Stories

January 2016 Sad Stories

November 2015 Sad Stories

October 2015 Sad Stories

April, May & June 2015 Sad Stories

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