Author

Mary Chant

Mary Chant

Mary Chant is chief executive officer of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Missouri Coalition for Children. MCC advocates for Missouri’s children, families and communities and is committed to advancing child and family well-being, child abuse prevention, effective intervention, and high impact education, treatment and care.

COMMENTARY

Missouri is failing our children. The solution is right there in our communities

By: - October 5, 2022

Every child deserves to live safely in a home in their community. Too many Missouri children enter the child welfare system and leave their families and communities for reasons unrelated to harm or neglect, but due to misdirected responses to family and community hardship. This flawed approach not only harms children, families and communities, but […]