NCA and Indiana Chapter’s Position on Family Separation

Indiana Chapter of the National Children's Alliance

The Indiana Chapter of the NCA supports the National Children’s Alliance position against family separation. The research is overwhelming and clear that the damage done to children’s mental health is substantial and long-lasting. Children are always healthier, better-developed, and stronger when they are with loving parents.

Huizar: When will we believe them?

Teresa Huizar, Exec. Dir. NCA

Teresa Huizar, NCA Executive Director, for Huffington Post: However, it would be false to think that that this tragic epidemic of disbelief is solely triggered in rare cases that involve powerful celebrity predators or abuse that happened long ago. Not so. Virtually every multi-victim case—whether involving coaches, teachers, daycare providers, pediatricians, pastors, priests, scout leaders, … Read more

Six new tips and policies for families to know as Hoosier children return to school

Back to School

Over 16,000 school buses are back on the streets of Indiana carrying over 1 million young Hoosiers back and forth to school. A variety of bills are in place this school year that lawmakers hope will improve the safety of children’s physical and mental health.

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