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DC KinCare Alliance
In the News!

The Washington Post


Meet A Board
LaShon Dean

LaShon Dean is a relative caregiver
who is both a member of DC KinCare
Alliance’s Board of Directors and
Community Advisory Board


We are pleased to announce that Executive Director Marla Spindel has received the Child Welfare League of America's 100th Year Champion of Children Award!

Check Out Our New and Improved Website
Helpful Resources: 2020 Resource Guide, News and Blog
for Real-Time Updates

Listen to the Inaugural Episode of our
Marla and Stephanie discuss caregiver
issues, news of the day (including
COVID-19), and interview special guests


Read our Summary of the DC Council’s
“COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020”
Read our Recommendations to the DC Council and Mayor
to help relative caregivers raise DC’s at-risk children during
the public health emergency

Impact Litigation

DC KinCare Alliance Files Federal Lawsuit Challenging DC’s
Unlawful, Discriminatory Kinship Diversion Practices
DC KinCare Alliance and Ropes & Gray
File Second Federal Lawsuit Against
District of Columbia

Please consider a donation today to DC KinCare Alliance of any size to
help us ensure relative caregivers and the at-risk DC children they raise
can get the supports and services they need during these uncertain times.

Note: The CARES ACT allows a donors to take a one-time,
above-the-line deduction for cash contributions of up to $300.