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OUTSIDE RESOURCES

NETWORK OF ADVOCATES, AGENCIES, & ACTIVISTS

This list of organizations, foundations, advocacy groups, websites, blogs, online communities, support groups, and others represents outside agencies and individuals who call for integrity in child abuse investigations, advocate for due process and evidence-based medicine, provide resources and information, and fight for systemic reform in the child protection system. The views expressed by these entities do not necessarily reflect the views of the Family Justice Resource Center.

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Center for Integrity in Forensic Sciences

Organization

The Center for Integrity in Forensic Sciences (CIFS) is the first non-profit organization in the United States to bring exclusive focus to improvement of the reliability and safety of criminal prosecutions through strengthening the forensic sciences.

EBMSI Research Group

Organization

Evidence Based Medicine and Social Investigation (EBMSI) provides support for families and caregivers who have been accused of abusing infants and children in their care.

The site houses a library of literature relevant to medical conditions that present as child abuse or neglect symptoms.

Evidence Based Medicine and Social Investigation

Website

Evidence Based Medicine and Social Investigation (EBMSI) provides support for families and caregivers who have been accused of abusing infants and children in their care, connecting families with the medical and legal experts who can help ensure a just and healthy outcome for everyone.

Fractured Families

Organization

Helping Infants with Unexplained Fractures.
Fractured Families is an organization founded by five mothers whose lives were permanently altered due to allegations of child abuse. Their mission is to work towards a better healthcare and child welfare system to put an end to fractured families.

ParentalRights.org

Website

ParentalRights.org is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit political action organization. They work to pass legislation that will protect families by preserving parental rights, stop legislation that endangers those rights, and generally raise awareness of these issues in the public eye.

Protecting Innocent Families

Organization

Joining Together in Defense of Innocent Families and Caretakers.

Protecting Innocent Families (PIF) is a coalition of families affected by the misdiagnosis of child abuse and the medical and legal professionals who defend them.

The Innocence Project

Organization

The Innocence Project works to free the innocent, prevent wrongful convictions, and create fair, compassionate, and equitable systems of justice for everyone.

The Parental Rights Foundation

Foundation

The Parental Rights Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization related to ParentalRights.org. The Foundation focuses on educating policymakers and the general public in order to raise awareness of these issues. They also publish and review academic research papers and submit amicus briefs in individual court cases in defense of parental rights.