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Photo exhibit on display in Clinton

Thursday, March 18, 2010

CLINTON -- A photo exhibit that features images of Indiana children waiting to be adopted is now on display through March 27, at the Clinton Public Library, 313 S. 4th St., Clinton.

The Indiana Heart Gallery, which portrays children currently involved in Indiana's foster care system, is free and open to the public from 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday, and 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. The gallery of photographs is on display to increase awareness among families about Indiana children of all ages who are currently available for adoption.

Photographers volunteer their time to capture each child in portrait.

Hosted by the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) and Hederick Partnerships, the Heart Gallery will provide an opportunity for families to consider giving a child a home.

"Many of the children photographed in the exhibit have been waiting to find a family to love and support them," DCS Special Needs Adoption Program Director Helen Stevenson-Williams said.

"By sharing their stories and portraits, we hope to find a loving family for each of them."

Heart Galleries are traveling exhibits that provide special opportunities for families to consider adopting one or more of the children who are featured.

To find out more about adopting a child, call 1-888-25-ADOPT.


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"Many of the children photographed in the exhibit have been waiting to find a family to love and support them", but what is not said here in this story is that many children in Indiana have been removed from safe loving homes without probable cause. Perjury & falsification of court documents allowed by DCS workers & innocent parents are defamed, refused to speak, & never given a true judical hearing of facts. My name was used on court documents, (not the parent), to defame a mother, DCS never spoke to me, & judge refused for me to speak to state the use of my name in the court documents never occurred. Infant given to a man without paternity, James Payne condoned the brain trauma done by the man & refused medical care. Indiana is the death of children.

-- Posted by revealtruth on Wed, Mar 24, 2010, at 12:33 PM

Federal grants & re-imbursement given to Indiana funds the criminal activity of the DCS staff & courts. Judges do not honor their oath, DCS workers lie, commit perjury, never care of the harm or death of children, nor responsible for their crimes of both human rights or judical system. James Payne allows harm to children & is a blantant liar.

-- Posted by revealtruth on Wed, Mar 24, 2010, at 12:36 PM

Many children are in foster for Indiana to make profits from the feds that is never audited for the real use of the funds. The children that die under state care never have the one that caused the death accountable. DCS workers make up stories & remove children to play god. Probable cause is never founded & truth is never requested by the judges. They lie, children die.

-- Posted by revealtruth on Wed, Mar 24, 2010, at 12:38 PM

When will DCS be held accountable for the deaths of children they allow. What is being protected? DCS negligence, the ability for state to remove children from safe homes to place into danger or leave children in danger. Judges in Indiana take no accountability to inquire for probable cause, DCS committed perjury & falsification on the case we have full documentation, James Payne was told face to face about the danger of an infant, IMPD, police ignored us, & prosecutor, Brizzi's office laughed at the mother being beaten while infant was in his running car, he was high on cocaine. Just how much more money will the federal government give to Indiana to continue to harm children without any validity of necessity or really having probable cause to have so many children in foster care? One child was getting foster care funds sent to ?some unknown person for one year, but child was not even in foster care. So the feds re-imburse DCS, Judges, & courts to continue the human trafficking & big child profit business for the state without needing receipt or proof of what is really going on? DCS is never audited & without oversight, they investigate themselves, & Attorney General helps DCS cover up the crimes done to innocent citizens, the destruction of families, alienation of children from their parents, & dead children for the facade of protections. Governor Daniels knows & refuses to act to help.

So many children under foster care may not have really needed to be under foster, just taken from loving innocent parents by coersion, threats, perjury, without probable cause. Indiana profits.James Payne condones his staff's crimes of courts & harm of children. I can prove it.

-- Posted by revealtruth on Wed, Mar 24, 2010, at 1:55 PM

"children currently involved in Indiana's foster care system", BUT have these children & parents have the right to have a hearing regarding the so called claims against the parents or has a probable cause for removal been validated? Furthermore, has the parents had the right for a fair judical hearing or has parental rights been stripped away by hearsay? How can foster children be posted for sale is probable cause with evidence to validate the need of termination of parental rights? Has the grandparents had the opportunity to foster the children? Of course not! Indiana refuses such & would rather gain the billions of federal dollars to human traffick children.

-- Posted by revealtruth on Wed, Mar 24, 2010, at 2:05 PM

As respectful as possible, I want to say that due to James Payne condoning the crimes of his staff & condoning an infant's beating to suffer brain trauma & refused medical care by DCS, & judge allowing DCS to commit perjury & refuse motions by parent paid attorney to have hearing to expose the crimes of DCS, my family has lost everything & child is still being molested. But police roll their eyes, prosecutor, Brizzi's office laugh. Indiana government allows abuse to both women & children, as many children die under state care without any accountability or even documented as a child's death under state care. No records, no paper trail, no responsibility, James Payne walks as a god.

-- Posted by revealtruth on Wed, Mar 24, 2010, at 2:10 PM


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