Part 1: Fertile Ground for PizzaGate? The State of Our Child Welfare System


Part 1 of a 3 part series looking into Child Abuse and the Child Welfare System. This episode we are joined by Mike Tikkanen, world leader in advocacy for abused children. He explains the state of the system, the secrecy and lack of transparency inherent in the system and why it is a widespread phenomena.

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Who will speak for Minnesota’s abused kids? –


May 2, 2014 – Our record on child protection is not, in fact, fine, and more … Mike Tikkanen is founder ofKids At Risk Action in Hopkins (


Too many states neglect basic protections for children –…for-children/283269771/


Painful as it is, Eric Dean lawsuit could help lift secrecy … – Star Tribune…child…/414133473/


Feb 17, 2017 – If Eric were the only Minnesota child to live such a trauma-filled life, I might … Mike Tikkanen, of Minnetonka, is founder of Kids At Risk Action.


Record Number of Childhood Trauma and Abuse is Causing Massive ……