Three questions we MUST ASK, in order to change the way we help children stay connected with their cultural identity and their families? 1) Shouldn’t ALL of our child protection laws be like the Indian Child Welfare Act? This is ...
The Key to the Future of Cultural Identity is Hidden in our Past
The Social Welfare History Archives at the University of Minnesota Libraries (SWHA) documents the complex history and legacy of child welfare policies and programs. The historical records at SWHA are a resource for understanding adoption and foster care systems, public...
Equity in Permanency
The importance of cultural identity for ALL children
A condensed history of ISS-USA For almost 100 years, ISS-USA has helped to reunite families separated by borders. Our early history addressed the needs of women traveling alone or with children from Europe to the Americas following World War I....
Remote. Resilient. Reunited.
An Insight into the Challenges and Changes of 2020-21
Family Reunification: Including Transnational Families
Stronger Together: Supporting Separated Families is a Family Affair
ISS-USA thanks Susan and Barry Jacobs, their son and daughter in law Sam Jacobs and Camille Zarsky Jacobs. Susan and Barry have served in a variety of high level diplomatic posts around the globe and raised globally minded children. Susan...
For almost 100 years ISS-USA has connected children to their families separated by borders. This Giving Tuesday our mission is simple, Home. Home is with family. Strengthen the foundation for home by donating. With your contribution, we can connect more children with their families.