Thank you State Representative Dudley Spade for offering the following resolution! You are a true champion for kids and families in the great State of Michigan!
A resolution to declare May 2010 as Foster Care Month in the State of Michigan
Whereas, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to recognize the important role that foster care parents, workers, and advocates have in the lives of children in the foster care system throughout the United States; and
Whereas, There is nothing more precious to our Great Lakes State than the healthy growth and development of our youth, who will determine the future direction of our State; and
Whereas, the state of Michigan, communities and local governments should be encouraged to invest available resources on reunification services and post-permanency supports designed to allow more children in the foster care system to safely return to their biological parents, or find permanent placements through adoption or guardianship; and