Detroit Center for Family Advocacy:
In the News
07/01/2012: Its been three years since the CFA opened its doors. Read "CFA Turns 3."
06/25/11: Watch a video describing the work we do.
03/22/11: Read about our work in the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan's Report.
01/04/10: Read the Legal News piece on CFA's approach to reducing the unnecessary entry and prolonged stay of children in foster care.
11/20/09: CFA Parent Advocate, Nancy Colon, writes about her experience trying to get her children back from the foster care system. Read the article, which will appear in the Michigan Child Welfare Law Journal and Rise Magazine, here.
11/08/09: CFA announces the first annual Holiday Gift Basket Drive to support its families. Families will receive books, food, and other essential items. Please see the attached flyer for more details. If you are interested in making a financial contribution to support the drive, click here. Be sure to specify that the area for which your donation should be used is the Detroit Center for Family Advocacy. You can also mail a check, made payable to the University of Michigan Law School, to:
University of Michigan Law School
Development & Alumni Relations
109 E. Madison Street, Suite 3000
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2943
Again, you should specify that the purpose of the donation is to support the Detroit Center for Family Advocacy. Thank you for your support.
9/30/09: Read the Detroit Free Press article "Parents in Neglect Cases Need Legal Help," by Robin Erb.
9/30/09: Read the Detroit News article "Center helps Kids stay with Families," by Catherine Jun and watch video where CFA helps Detroit woman with the adoption of her nephews.
9/14/09: CFA profiled in Michigan Lawyer's Weekly. Read the story here.
9/4/09: Tracy Green, managing attorney of the Detroit Center for Family Advocacy, quoted in the Wall Street Journal in a story discussing the effects of furloughs on vulnerable populations. Read the story here.
7/26/09: Listen to Michigan Radio's story on the new Center for Family Advocacy.
Podcast: Prof. Vivek Sankaran describes the CFA.