CWLA is a leading voice for abused, neglected and otherwise vulnerable children and those who serve them. To help further understanding about issues affecting children, CWLA works closely with the media to provide data, expertise, and insights on a variety of topics.



CWLA Statement: We Stand with the Asian American Community

CWLA Statement on the Events of January 6, 2021

CWLA Statement on Justice for Children and Families

CWLA Statement on Equity and Justice

CWLA Statement on Administration’s Discrimination Actions

CWLA Statement on HHS Waiver of Child Welfare Practices

CWLA Statement on Recent Acts of Violence in Pittsburgh and the Country

CWLA Statement on Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Northern District Court

CWLA Statement on School Violence

Joint Statement By Child Welfare Leaders on Equality for LGBTQ Families and Youth

CWLA in Support of ICWA Rule

Position Statement on Parenting of Children by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adults

Press Releases:

CWLA Announces New Board Leadership

Joint Press Release on Need To Address Post Adoption Services (“Re-Homing”)


Letter on Administration Announced Decision to Limits Services to Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Letter on Education Requirements for Foster Care

Letter on Education Requirements for Juvenile Justice

Indian Child Welfare Act Resources:

CWLA Statement on Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Northern District Court

CWLA Statement on New Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Rule 

Final Regulations ICWA–June 8, 2016

The Act, PL 95-608

Race, Culture & Identity

CWLA Testimony In Support of ICWA

National Indian Child Welfare Association

ICWA Law Center




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To receive copies of publications, reports, studies, additional information and data or to schedule an interview with any of CWLA’s primary spokespeople, please contact:

Christine James-Brown
CWLA President & CEO
Email: cjamesbrown@cwla.org