Foster in Austin Prepares for First Placement


August 13, 2013

by Julia Null Smith, Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications, LIFT Alliance Tuesday, August 13, 2013 It would be wonderful if every child who was removed from an abusive home by the state could look forward to a future of stability, support, and recovery.  But unfortunately, the reality often falls far short of that. All […]

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Defending Childhood


July 3, 2013

by Julie Burch, Director of Marketing, Austin Children’s Shelter Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Children’s exposure to violence, whether as victims or witnesses, is often associated with long-term physical, psychological, and emotional harm. In December, the U.S. Attorney General’s Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence released their final report, “Defending Childhood.” It in, the Task Force presents more […]

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