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When it comes to sexual abuse, silence is never the answer

...go unreported, as the teens speaking out at the Elders and Youth conference will attest. According to the Child Welfare League of America, 17 out of every 1,000 Alaska youth were victims of abuse, neglect or both, in 2010. That's nearly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-27/when-it-comes-sexual-abuse-silence-ne
Opinion
Same-sex couples challenge Neb. foster parent rule

...and many have remained silent on the issue, said Linda Spears, a spokeswoman for the Washington-based Child Welfare League of America. Similar restrictions have been struck down by courts in Arkansas, Florida and Missouri, according to the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-28/same-sex-couples-challenge-neb-foster
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...statistics are nothing short of shameful. In 1996, the most recent year for such complete information, the Child Welfare League of America reported that Alaska led the nation in cases of abuse and neglect, with 40.9 children per 1,000. This...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040601/Ope_Editorial.shtml
Project tries to aid inmates' children

...divorced parents did a generation ago, said Peter Breen, a member of the national advisory committee of the Child Welfare League of America. Children of inmates often are cared for by aging grandparents or friends of their parents with troubles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031802/loc_children.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Home alone: Crime or questionable parenting? 7/5/98

...about what is an appropriate age for children to be left alone,'' says Joyce Johnson, spokeswoman for the Child Welfare League of America. ``We tell them there is no magic age.'' There is no magic age, indeed, and no magic way to know if...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070598/crime.html
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