Under the guidance of the CAPTA legislature, Child Protective Services and its agencies are required to ensure the safety, permanency, and overall well-being of each child who is the victim of abuse and neglect. However, Tafarrah Austin and Amanda Wallace, organizers of “Operation Stop CPS” and authors of “Respond In Power Guide” along with countless families like Ms. Sellers are sharing their stories to describe the very opposite.
Spiraling down that rabbit hole the topic of how the child welfare system was similar to the prison complex, and the dangers of implicit biases demonstrated through various roles in society, we needed answers from experts, not just families.
Documenting families torn apart by child protective service.
Directed/Produced by Tiffany J Fenton
Directed/Produced by Carter "Roc" Mangan Jr.
Consulting Producer Joyce "Jmac" Mcmillan