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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.

Summer 2023 Newsletter

Summer has arrived, and with June comes an incredible opportunity to shine a spotlight on our amazing children during Children’s Awareness Month! We want to emphasize the importance of raising our kids in safe and loving environments.

DC KinCare Alliance Spring 2023 Newsletter

It’s hard to believe it’s already April! 2023 is moving fast and we want to share with you what our team has been working on as well as upcoming opportunities for you to support our children and families.

DC KinCare Alliance 2022 Fundraiser Was A Huge Success!

We streamed live from the Old French Embassy, heard from our relative caregivers, and learned about American history and politics from Professor Michael Kazin.  Thank you to all of our supporters and our Law Firm Pro Bono Awardee Brown Rudnick LLP!

Out of State, Out of Mind

Executive Director Marla Spindel and Deputy Director Stephanie McClellan pen an opinion piece on Hidden Foster Care, which calls out the DC child welfare agency for sending vulnerable children out of state without any oversight or accountability for their welfare.

Amazing Community Board Outing Today at RFK Fields!

After two long years, we were finally able to get together IN PERSON!  We braved the rain under the Pavilion covering!  Everyone brought yummy food, and the children loved playing with playdough!  At the end of the day, an amazing beautiful rainbow came out!  A wonderful day had by all!

DC KinCare Community Board June 2022 Monthly Meeting

At this meeting, we discussed the new Ombudsperson for Children, advocacy efforts on kinship navigator programs, and an in-person event in July.  The DC Affordable Law Firm also provided an amazing presentation on wills, trusts and estates.

DC Superior Court Extends Judicial Emergency Until July 31, 2022

See attached Order to determine how operations are affected in your case; most cases are still being heard remotely but some are in-person.  Public service counters and help centers are generally open for in-person service. Electronic service via text message, email or other forms of social media remains permissible in accordance with DRB Rule 4(c)(3)(B).

DC KinCare Community Board May 2022 Monthly Meeting

The Community Board welcomed Michelle Hammonds, the Director of the Office of Financial Empowerment and Education, District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking.  Ms. Hammonds discussed financial literacy issues.