Posts By: Rita Naranjo

‘No One Knew My Mother’s Story’ – Judging parents won’t help break the cycle

This story is reprinted from Represent, a magazine by and for youth in foster care. 

For nine years I was always in and out of the system because my mother was heavily addicted to drugs. She would follow the orders of the court to get my brothers and me back, but because she had so little support, she would relapse and lose us.

I wanted to go home and stay home. I loved my mother so much. … Read More

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