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What happened to Chaskah?



Last week came the news about the unspeakable abuse and murder of 11-year-old Chaskah Smith. Authorities in two states investigated the family at least 6 times, but the brothers were not moved to safety. His surviving brother now is in foster care.


Gen Justice is calling for states to establish independent investigative units to review every child abuse fatality and near fatality.


Learn more about this critical issue and other Gen Justice updates in this month’s newsletter:

  • A Call for Independent Investigative Units

  • North Carolina law includes key elements from our Family Search & Stability Act

  • Ohio’s Pioneering Technology Finds Relatives Faster

  • Cold Case Teams Increase Permanency for Teens

  • Gen Justice Dream Team Safeguards Rights of Foster Children


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