Our task force concerns itself with children who experience ‘limbo’–a sense of being adrift in life because they do not feel they belong in the homes where they are placed. When risk is high, many children are taken out of their culture and placed with families that bear no resemblance to their own. For parents&ellipsis;Read the full post »
Written by Ingrid Palmer As children and youth in care our voices have often been misunderstood, not believed, overpowered, ignored, misinterpreted, redefined, amputated, rendered null and void. When you have lived a life of primarily being impacted upon and have had limited experiences of being impactful, an authenticated, empowered voice is an incredible transformative tool&ellipsis;Read the full post »
Written By Dr. GAIL AITKEN, Professor Emeritus, Ryerson School of Social Work. Member of the Children in Limbo Task Force The extremely sudden closing in April of the Ontario Child Advocate’s Office (OCA) is an attack on some of the most disadvantaged young people in Ontario. There are about 20,000 people a year who are&ellipsis;Read the full post »
Written by Ingrid Palmer, a member of the Children In Limbo Task Force Rosemary, Sue, Sandy, Brenda, Janet, Sharon, Peggy, Beverly, Jennifer, Suzanne, Lynn, Jen, Erika, Thelma, Katherine, Karen, Catherine, Susan, Magi, Angela, Debra, Holly, Honore, Wanda, Justine….. These are the staff whose names I can remember from my time in a girls group home&ellipsis;Read the full post »
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