Harlem Correction Officer Arrested For Abandoning kids

A city correction officer left his 8-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter home alone in their filthy East Harlem apartment, authorities said Monday. Continue Reading →

After Zymere Perkins’s Death In Harlem, David Hansell Is Ready To Take On ACS (Update)

NYPost reports that then David Hansell took the helm at the Administration for Children’s Services earlier this year, the city’s embattled child- welfare agency was still reeling from a string of high-profile deaths. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman With Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer Needs Help And A Home

A 43-year-old Harlem woman is dying of stage four ovarian cancer and she has nowhere to live. Continue Reading →

ACS Lawyers Claiming They Were Wrongly Blamed In Zymere Perkins’ Case

NY Daily News reports that a judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by two child welfare agency lawyers who claimed they were made scapegoats in the beating death of little Zymere Perkins. Continue Reading →

NYC ACS Releases 2016 Year-End Foster Care Strategic Blueprint Status Report

With the death of Harlem 6-year- old Zymere Perkins last year, the New York City Administration for Children’s Services announced the release of the 2016 Year-End Foster Care Strategic Blueprint Status ReportContinue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Remarks Regarding Death Of Harlem’s Zymere Perkins

zymere-perkins-and-bill-de-blasioStatement from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio on ACS report into the death of Harlem’s Zymere Perkins:

“This report uncovered a troubling series of lapses and missed opportunities in ACS’s failed effort to protect Zymere Perkins.

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6-Year-Old Harlem Boy Struck Repeatedly With Broken Broomstick, Held Underwater In Shower (Update)

perkins-mother-andboyfriendAllegations of child abuse were raised to multiple agencies leading up to the death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy, CBS2’s chief political correspondent Marcia Kramer reported, as prosecutors said an autopsy showed the boy had several injuries. Continue Reading →