Supreme Court Commission: Subcommittee on Foster Parents' Participation
- Chair: Honorable Linda Porter, Honorable Gerald E. Rouse, Honorable Wadie Thomas, Jr., Honorable Randin Roland, Todd Reckling, Margaret Bitz, Carolyn Stitt, Amy Prenda, Lynnette Boyle, Sam Zeleski, Pam Allen
Is to conduct research, analyze policy, and provide education and community service. The purpose of CCFL's activities is to enhance the well-being of children, youth, and families.
Children are extraordinarily precious members of society, they are exquisitely alert, sensitive, and conscious of their surroundings; and they are extraordinarily vulnerable to maltreatment or emotional abuse by adults who refuse to give them the profound respect and affection to which they are unconditionally entitled.
- Wisdom of the Elders, quoted in Kids Are Worth It, by Barbara Coloroso, ch. 1 (1994).