The CAFO Blog


Major Orphan Legislation Introduced in U.S. Senate

Today, the “Children in Families First Act” (CHIFF) was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator Mary Landrieu and a strong, bi-partisan coalition of Senators.  CHIFF would effect significant reforms designed to help ensure that the U.S. government prioritizes family for children who lack it.   Without growing the size of government, CHIFF would place special […]

U.S. Senate Testimony — Review of U.S. Foreign Assistance for Children in Adversity

Today’s U.S. Senate Appropriations hearing offered a tremendous opportunity to engage key orphan-related policy issues and also spotlight the vital role that so many Christian groups are playing in caring for orphans worldwide. In my remarks before the Committee, I desired to affirm that government can indeed play a vital role in child protection and […]