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DC KinCare Alliance and DC Housing Authority Reach Settlement

DC KinCare Alliance and the DC Housing Authority are pleased to jointly announce that they have resolved their differences and reached a settlement in regard to the litigation pending between the parties in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

DC KinCare and Ropes & Gray File Plaintiffs’ Opposition to DC’s Motion to Dismiss K.H. and S.K. Cases

Plaintiffs C.G.1, C.G.2, C.G.3, N.G. S.K, K.H., K.J., M.M., L.E., L.C., and T.C.1 respectfully submit this memorandum of points and authorities in opposition to the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) and the DC Child and Family Services Agency’s (“CFSA”) (collectively, the “Defendants”) Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs’ Complaint (the “Motion to Dismiss” or “Motion”). For the reasons […]

DC Files Motion to Dismiss K.H. and S.K. Cases

Defendants the District of Columbia and Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) (collectively, the District) move to dismiss plaintiffs’ Amended Complaint with prejudice under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6).

DC KinCare Alliance v. District of Columbia Housing Authority

DC KinCare Alliance, represented by Wiley Rein LLP, filed a federal lawsuit this week in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the DC Housing Authority for discriminating against kinship caregivers by violating the federal Fair Housing Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, and the U.S. Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause.

DC KinCare Alliance v. DC Metropolitan Police Department

DC KinCare Alliance and George Washington University Law School Public Justice Advocacy Clinic file litigation against MPD for violating DC FOIA requirements by failing to provide requested documents related to its decisions not to prosecute cases involving child physical and sexual abuse, child trafficking, and child fatalities.  

Foster Kinship Files Amicus Brief in the KH Case

Foster Kinship contends that CFSA discriminates when it diverts children and refuses to license their kin caregivers as foster parents, which results in various harms, including being denied access to the benefits, support, and protections given to foster parents.

Judge Hogan Orders All Federal Cases Consolidated With KH Case

Judge Hogan orders six federal cases consolidated. The March 2021 cases are stayed pending rulings on the Motions to Dismiss in the KS and SK cases. Oral argument on the MTD is scheduled for July 28, 2021 at 11:00 am.  Members of the public may listen on: 1-877-402-9753, Code: 6258087#.