Posts By: Nancy Colon

Afraid to Speak Up- I needed my lawyer to be my advocate

From the first day that the child welfare system came into my life, I felt confused, afraid to ask for help and alone, with no one to guide or support me. My case began five years ago. I got a call from Child Protective Services (CPS) in Detroit, asking me to come to a Team Decision Making meeting and to bring my five kids with me.

At the meeting, the CPS workers … Read More

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