NY Child Welfare Advocates Want Parents to Have Representation When Their Children Removed
June 5, 2019
Michele Cortese, Executive Director of the Center for Family Representation, also a member of the Commission for Parental Legal Representation, is featured in the YouthToday article, “New York Child Welfare Advocates Want Parents to Have Representation When Their Children Removed.”
“It’s the rare situation where the need to protect a child means their interest is distinct from their parents,” she said. “This dialogue should be about families. Especially when we’re talking about poor people, we feel that supporting the sanctity of the family is worth going the distance.”
Read the full article here.