US Policy Separates Parents from their Children
The US policy that separated parents from their children began during the last year. More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents. The government has not made a clear commitment to help parents find their children, even though the policy of separating families has been discontinued. The Texas Civil Rights Project is representing 300 families, but has only been able to find 2 of their children. Read the article. You can help these parents find their children.
What’s It Like to Lose Track of Your Child
Trauma sets in after only a few minutes when parents and children lose track of each other. Watch the terror this mother and daughter both experience after just a few minutes of losing track of each other at a tennis match. Trauma like this can affect mental and physical development.
What Can I Do to Help Parents Find Their Children
Follow the example of Rafael Nadal to help parents find their children. He knew what to do right away. No matter what you are currently doing, stop and help parents find their children. No matter how important your other priorities are, stop and help parents.
Here are some ways to help parent find their children:
- Join the search for missing children by reporting possible holding facilities to the Washington Post. Visit the Washington Post web page tracking locations where children are being held.
- Contact you member of congress to demand that politicians take action to ensure the government reunites these children.
- Donate to help. Charlotte and Dave Willner hoped to raise $1,500. They have now raised $20,ooo,ooo These funds will help lawyers represent parents and help them find their children. You can donate too.
- Listen and read. There are many news networks with background on the issue.
- Join the national protest June 30th.
- Stay focused on this issue. The news cycle will move on, so stay with the story. Don’t let these children be forgotten.
Help parents find their children. It’s the right thing to do.